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Types of fostering

Foster care is as varied as the children, young people and families who need your help.


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Whatever the age of the child, the length of placement or the number of children you have the space and ability to care for; there will be a type of fostering which suits your personal circumstances best.

We appreciate that choosing to foster is not a decision to be taken lightly and we hope the information in this section will help you decide which type of fostering you may be able to pursue.

Find out more about the types of fostering available by viewing the information on these pages.

To find out more about becoming a foster carer tel: 0800 083 77 44.