Fostering in Nottinghamshire

Fostering is caring for a child or young person in your own home when they are unable to stay with their own families. By becoming a foster carer you can make a real difference to a child’s life. Find out more about how you can become a foster carer below.

Fostering part-time as a family

This amazing family regularly have young people come and stay at their home on weekends or school holidays. Fostering part-time fits in with their family life while still allowing them to help young people. They are fostering support carers, acting almost like an extended family, so the child gets to experience new things while their full-time foster carers are able to have a short break.

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Children waiting for foster homes

Find out about the children we typically have waiting for a loving Nottinghamshire foster home.

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Support and payments

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.

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Who can foster?

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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