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Free Guide To What Foster Carers Get Paid

In this comprehensive guide, we explain how payments work and then show you real-life examples.

You'll learn how you’re paid as a foster carer, how foster care payments work in practice,how tax relief boosts your fostering income and how you get other job-related benefits.

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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.

You'll learn how social workers help you through the process, what training and preparation you get, how long the process takes and what support you get once you're an approved foster carer.

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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.'

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February 24, 2017

Recipe Ideas for Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday, the Christian festival marking the start of Lent, is often referred to as Pancake Day here in the UK. Although it represents the last day for Christians to eat luxurious foods, childre... Read More

February 20, 2017

How to communicate well with your teenager

Understanding how to communicate with teenagers is a skill most parents learn as they go along. It is arguably even more difficult to grasp when the teenager is a foster child who perhaps hasn’t had... Read More