Welcome to Perpetual Fostering

The Supportive Fostering Agency

 

Perpetual Fostering prides itself on being a supportive fostering agency. Our ethos is to be with you, the foster carer, every step of the way. It is our belief that when foster carers feel fully supported, better outcomes are made possible for our children and young people.

This support can take many forms – professional guidance, training and financial assistance – but it also includes the help provided by other foster carers. That is why Perpetual Fostering encourages a strong community spirit among its network of carers, who meet regularly to give each other help and advice.

If you are taking your first steps into fostering, we hope you can find all the answers you need in regards to becoming a foster carer here on the website. But if this is not the case, our team will be happy to assist you further. So please don’t hesitate to get in touch online or call us directly on 0845 0740076.

To read more about what foster caring entails or be kept up to date with the latest developments in fostering nationally, please also view the blogs and articles regularly posted in our News section. Alternatively, you can engage with us on social media by following our Facebook page and Twitter profile.

Latest news

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How much do foster carers get paid?

October 24, 2014

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Motivated young people want a voice

October 21, 2014

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Perpetual Fostering appoints youth ambassador

October 9, 2014

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Successful fostering requires openness on all sides

October 7, 2014

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  • Stage 1

    Stage 1

    The first step

    For most people the first step in the fostering process will be to pick up the phone or email us with your questions.
    If you are thinking about becoming a foster carer, you will undoubtedly have lots of queries which need resolving – we are here to help you with that.
    If you do have questions, please get in touch and we will talk it over with you.

    Find out more
  • Stage 2

    Stage 2

    The assessment

    After an application is made, you will be assigned a social worker who will stay with you for an assessment period of up to six months.
    Your social worker will conduct formal checks and identify any areas where your skills can be developed.
    At the end of this period your application will go before a fostering panel for approval.

    Find out more
  • Stage 3

    Stage 3

    Post approval

    Once you are approved as a foster carer you will be eligible for a placement immediately.
    We will move things forward quickly at this point. You will be assigned a supervising social worker, who will help you decide what type of placement would be most suitable and will work to find you a match.

    Find out more
  • Stage 1

    The first step

    For most people the first step in the fostering process will be to pick up the phone or email us with your questions.
    If you are thinking about becoming a foster carer, you will undoubtedly have lots of queries which need resolving – we are here to help you with that.
    If you do have questions, please get in touch and we will talk it over with you.

    Find out more
  • Stage 2

    The assessment

    After an application is made, you will be assigned a social worker who will stay with you for an assessment period of up to six months.
    Your social worker will conduct formal checks and identify any areas where your skills can be developed.
    At the end of this period your application will go before a fostering panel for approval.

    Find out more
  • Stage 3

    Post approval

    Once you are approved as a foster carer you will be eligible for a placement immediately.
    We will move things forward quickly at this point. You will be assigned a supervising social worker, who will help you decide what type of placement would be most suitable and will work to find you a match.

    Find out more

Foster carer stories

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Linda

“I have not regretted fostering for a moment. I just wish I had done this years ago. It is so fulfilling and so very worthwhile.”

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Mike and Alison

“It is not like you are given a child and abandoned. The help is there, you just have to ask somebody. And if you do, it can be a hugely rewarding experience.” - Mike

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Elaine & Naresh

“We’ve been extremely lucky to have a close-knit family and to have brought up our own beautiful and talented children. We just wanted to give something back” Elaine

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