Steps to fostering

Fostering provides a safe, caring family life for children who cannot live with their own parents. 

The assessment process can take up to 6 months, depending on your individual circumstances.

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Step one: Initial enquiry

Once you've decided you would like to foster, the first step is to contact us to discuss how you could make a difference to a child's life and what type of fostering might be most appropriate for you.

You can give us a call on 0115 804 4440, email us, come along to an information evening and download an information pack to read more about fostering.

If you give us a call, one of our dedicated recruitment team members will have an initial chat with you, answer any questions you have and take some details. If you email us, one of our recruitment team will call you back to have the initial chat at a time convenient to you. You will be invited to an information event or alternatively we will come out to see you in your home.

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