HOW TO BECOME
A FOSTER CARER

As an independent fostering agency, Perpetual Fostering promotes the provision of safe, stable placements – both short and long term – for children and young people.

We’ve simplified the steps to becoming a foster carer and, although it can be a lengthy process, you can rest assured knowing we’ll be with you every step of the way. Start your fostering journey with us today and together, let’s make a difference in the world.

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Start your fostering journey with us and sign up today.

STEP 1

Sign Up With Us

No doubt you’ll be eager to get started and will have lots of questions about becoming a foster carer. First things first, take our handy quiz, sign up with Perpetual Fostering, and let us walk through your fostering journey with you.

Use the form above and let’s get started!

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STEP 2

Join The Community

Complete your profile and gain access to your own personalised dashboard. You’ll be able to engage with our foster care community, access valuable resources (including downloadable materials), talk to an adviser, and so much more.

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Start your fostering journey with us. Sign up today

Registration Form

Please fill the form below to register.

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STEP 3

Start Your Application

Applying to be a foster carer is simple with our clear and streamlined step-by-step application process.

Don’t worry, you’re never alone with Perpetual Fostering; our dedicated and friendly support community will be able to guide you through the fostering application process and answer any questions you may have.

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STEP 4

Assessment Process

All potential foster carers are invited to attend a fostering skills preparation course, in addition to completing a bespoke training programme designed to equip applicants with the skills, knowledge, and experience to excel as a foster carer.

You will also be required to attend safeguarding, child protection, and safer caring courses, as well as undergo home visits, supervision meetings, and telephone meetings.

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STEP 5

Assessment Complete

Well done on making it through the assessment process! We pride ourselves on high quality care for both our carers and children, meaning that, even though our assessments are both rigorous and detailed, the end results are thoroughly rewarding and well worthwhile.

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STEP 6

Your Journey Begins As A Foster Care Hero

We want your foster care journey to be positive, fruitful, and full of precious memories. Whether your season as a carer is long or short, we believe in empowering you with valuable skills, knowledge, and experience so that you can be the very best. As an ambitious agency that seeks to change the lives of children and young adults, we believe in you and believe that, together, we can truly make a difference and impact these young lives for the better.

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What’s next?

If you have any questions, please contact us today – we’d love to hear from you!

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I’d like to chat to the Perpetual Fostering team about becoming a foster carer.

Join the community and engage with our team.

Registration Form

Please fill the form below to register.

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