Basic criteria


Our foster carers come from diverse backgrounds and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community. Foster carers can be married, single, divorced, separated, living together, gay or heterosexual.

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Are aged 21 or older
  • Have a spare room
  • Enjoy being with children and young people and have the time and commitment to make a difference to a child or young person's life.
  • Are willing to have a health check from your GP
  • Are willing to have a police check for serious offences
  • Are able to work with professionals involved in a child's case

If a joint application you need to have a stable relationship and have been together for at least 2 years.

If you can provide a warm and caring family home for children who need one we'd love to hear from you.

Call Free on 0800 107 1564 or complete our online enquiry form (anytime) and we will call you back at a time to suit you

Fostering enquiry form