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As a foster carer you will receive ongoing support including:

  • financial allowances to cover everyday expenditure and activities
  • ongoing training
  • an assigned supervising social worker who will visit you on a regular basis
  • local support groups where you can talk to other foster carers about your experience
  • celebration events to thank your own children and young people for everything they do
  • access to family workers who will support foster children to their improve family relationships 
  • a Youth Service Co-ordinator to encourage developing of leisure, sport and arts
  • out of hours telephone support line and emergency duty team
  • online training through Nottinghamshire Fostering Home, (by invitation only) a password protected virtual learning environment
  • a regular newsletter with updates and information about fostering
  • free membership to the Fostering Network
  • access to Fosterline.

If you would like to find out more about our fostering support groups, send your name, address and telephone number to the.mcdonald4@btinternet.com.

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