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Our Fostering Services

We provide opportunities for short-term, long-term, respite and emergency foster care, including placements for children with disabilities and parent and child fostering

We’re a team of specialist health and social workers who provide comprehensive support to foster carers, children and young people.

Our knowledge and experience of the fostering landscape allow us to work closely with local authorities and foster carers to deliver the best outcomes for children in care.

Services for foster carers

Fostering is both rewarding and challenging, from the moment you wake up in the morning to the moment you go to bed at night.

As a foster carer, you’re doing an important job, and we owe it to you to go above and beyond in the support, training and rewards we provide (emotionally and financially).

We say we’re with you every step of the way, which means you get comprehensive support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Not only do you work with our experienced team of health and social workers, you’re also welcomed into our fostering community, where you get help and advice from other carers.

For more information about fostering with Perpetual, read our free Step-by- Step Guide to Becoming a Foster Carer

What next?

Services for local authorities

We work closely with local authority social work teams to provide each fostered child and young person the best possible support.

We’ve supported more than 1,000 carers and children over more than 20 years, and our track record is rooted in our dedication to meeting each child’s individual needs. We have particular success with difficult placements – be it due to challenging behaviour or disabilities.

Through the work that we carry out in partnership with local authorities across the North West and the Midlands, we’ve developed our services to account for the upbringing and background of children and young people in these regions. Our in-depth knowledge helps safeguard our foster carers because we provide services tailored towards caring for children from these areas.

Speak to our team to learn more about the fostering services we offer local authorities

What next?

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Explore Our Fostering Resources

Free Guides

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Foster Carer

This easy-to-read guide explains what's involved in becoming a foster carer, from the first chat through to getting your first placement.


Your Step-by-Step Guide to What Foster Carers Get Paid

Every 20 Minutes a Child Comes Into Care. #WhoCares?

During your lunch break, or the time you spend checking Facebook, another child will come into care. Right now, that child is thinking: 'Who cares?' You can change their life by saying: 'I care.'

Fostering Blog

March 29, 2017

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