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  • You must be over 21 to Foster Children.


  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills are important.


  • Foster Children need a good sized bedroom of their own


  • Be of good physical and mental health


  • Have British residency or the right to remain


  • Able to provide a stable living environment


  • Open and committed to working with care professionals


It helps if you have high-energy, commitment, patience and a great sense of humour.



Above all you need the ability to empathise with children and young people who could be traumatised or upset because of their separation from their birth families.​


We welcome Foster Carers from all walks of life.