Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a spare room to foster?

Yes, to foster you need at least one spare room.

Can I work if I become a foster carer?

The primary foster carer should not be employed and be available full time for the role of fostering.

Can I become a foster carer if I am single?

Yes, you do not need to be in a relationship to become a foster carer.

Can I foster if I am in a same-sex relationship?

Yes, you can foster regardless of your sexuality and if you are in a relationship.

Can I have pets?

Yes, you can have pets so long as they are friendly and not dangerous, this will be considered at the initial stage.

Yes, however the wider your approval range is, the greater the potential is to make placements.  

Can I choose which gender of child I want to foster?

Will I receive training and support?

At Childhood First we are committed entirely to the unique quality and level of training and support that we provide.


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