Who can foster

Who we're looking for to foster

​​​There's no typical profile of a foster carer. We want to recruit a diverse range of foster carers regardless of sexuality, ethnicity, religion or marital status.

We've worked with a wide range of people - providing homes for children with heterosexual couples, same-sex couples, families who already have children and single foster carers.

2 young girls playing with tambourines and laughing.

2 young girls playing with tambourines and laughing.

We particularly need foster carers who will consider fostering children of high school age, brothers and sisters so they can remain together, children with complex emotional and behavioural needs and foster carers who can offer a placement to a young parent and child.

There are few restrictions but basically, you must:

  • Have a spare bedroom in your home
  • Be over 21