Local couple Emma and Jonathan had been thinking about fostering for some time, and last year enquired about fostering for the Council: "We both agreed that it would be amazing to help children develop and to give them opportunities that they might not have previously had". Read more about the couple’s journey and the unexpected benefits they have found from their experience.
Find out about the children we typically have waiting for a loving Nottinghamshire foster home.
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We will be with you every step of the way on your journey to becoming a foster carer and provide support, training and guidance when you are fostering.
We know that people don’t foster for the money, but also recognise that you need to cover the costs of caring for a foster child.
Foster carers come from all backgrounds. What's important is your interest in caring for a child.
It's required that you have some experience of caring or working with children or young people, and have a spare room.
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