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Can I Foster?

Can I Foster?

Here at Fostering Dimensions Ltd, we provide safe and caring foster homes that meet the needs of children and young people from various cultures and backgrounds. We aim to place children with foster carers who are drawn from similar cultures and backgrounds. Let us answer your questions like Can I Foster and how to begin fostering in Nottingham?

A wide variety of people are eligible to become foster carers, however, may not come forward as they may think they are not eligible. Foster carers can be; gay, single, married, divorced, a homeowner or renting a property, have parented or not. As a Foster Carer you can also be working, in receipt of benefits, you may also be able to continue to claim benefits as a foster carer.

To begin your journey into fostering in Nottingham you must meet the following criteria:

• Be over 21 years old
• Have a spare room
• No offences against children
• Have the time and availability to dedicate to fostering
• Be committed to on-going training and development
• Have a resilient yet caring personality and a sense of humour!

You may think you can’t foster, but perhaps you can.

Fostering is something I’d thought about doing for a long time but always thought I couldn’t do. Speaking to Fostering Dimensions made me realise I could and I have not looked back since.

Fostering Dimensions,
Foster Carer

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