Why Should I Foster?

Many people choose to foster to make a real difference to a child or young person’s life. Fostering can be about the 'big stuff'; like helping a young person choose the right college course to suit them or developing their independent skills - but it can also be about the 'little stuff'; like helping a child with their homework or helping them to paint a picture.

For some, fostering is about feeling part of a supportive community of carers who want to give children and young people a better start in life. It can also be about giving others a sense of belonging by nurturing a child, helping them to appreciate what makes them unique and where they could go in the future.

Fostering is a flexible and rewarding career choice that can fit in well with family life. It can mean a competitive income, as well as a platform for a potential future career in childcare.

By being a foster carer you can help a child or young person in countless ways, by making them feel safe, secure and nurtured.



Whether you are a prospective foster carer looking to join a supportive agency or a Local Authority looking to place a child/young person or a young person seeking more about Ideal Fostering or a professional looking for more information from Ideal Fostering or a person with experience in Social Work, Fostering, and other related child focused jobs seeking employment ... please feel free to contact Ideal Fostering on our telephone number 0121 356 7570, our contact form or by emailing us at info@idealfostering.com.

Ideal Fostering
Bridge House | 509 Aldridge Road | Great Barr
Birmingham B44 8NA
Tel: (0121) 356 7570 | Fax: (0121) 345 0770
E-mail: info@idealfostering.co.uk