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Our Values

We’re with you every step of the way

Supporting Foster Carers

We know our foster carers are making a major commitment when they seek to improve the lives of children and young people. That’s why we’re equally committed to providing you with the support you need.

Whether it’s advice on preparing to foster, dealing with difficult situations or receiving our competitive foster care allowance, we encourage and reassure our fostering community and foster parents in many different ways.

Whether you’re thinking about becoming a foster carer or have many years’ experience, we’re with you every step of the way.

Nurturing Our Fostering Community

We’re proud of the community spirit that exists in our network of foster carers. No matter how big we get, we never forget this is key to our carers’ success.

We work hard to nurture an open and supportive culture that helps carers, their families and the children they nurture.

Promoting Excellence

We recognise that, regardless of experience, everyone has abilities that can make a difference.

We strive to create a culture of excellence in fostering services and foster parents, and we’re dedicated to helping foster carers realise their potential.

Safeguarding Children & Young People

Our paramount concern is the welfare of children and young people. This means our foster carers must be able to provide a stable and secure home environment.

That’s why we invest so much energy ensuring we meet our carers’ emotional and professional needs.

Ensuring Best Practice & Compliance

Perpetual Fostering strictly adheres to all legislation and regulatory framework governing the care of children and young people.

We strive to achieve the best outcomes possible by always working within these parameters.

Investing in People

We are committed to safe recruitment practices, and we continually invest in the professional development of all foster carers and staff.

Social workers and health care professionals employed by Perpetual Fostering are registered with the Health Care Professions Council.

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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

Fostering Experiences: Useful Training With No Tests

This post – about the training and career development you get as a foster carer – is the second in our Fostering Experiences series. The series turns the spotlight on situations you’re likely to... Read More

February 24, 2017

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