Are you ready to foster?

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Being assessed to become a foster carer can be quite intense, so you need to know that you are ready to start the process.

To consider fostering you need to:

  • Be over the age of 21
  • Be a resident in the United Kingdom
  • Have a spare room
  • Have been a non-smoker for at least 6 months (this includes e-cigarettes) if you wish to foster children under 5
  • Have the time and energy to commit to the fostering process
  • Be ready to be honest and open about your life experiences!

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