Foster in Burntwood
Do you live in Burntwood and are thinking about fostering? Why not become a foster carer in Burntwood with Foster for Staffordshire.
If you’re looking for the right fostering agency for you, look no further than your local authority fostering agency, Foster for Staffordshire. We offer up to £543 per child per week with excellent local support based in Burntwood.
Why foster with us?
We are your local authorities fostering agency, so all of the children who come into our care are our responsibility and we prioritise using our own in-house foster carers before contacting external fostering agencies.
With our team, you can foster children from birth up to 18 years and we have a range of different types of fostering to suit your availability and experience.
Local fostering support in Burntwood
Foster for Staffordshire provides a local support group in Burntwood Library for carers in Burntwood and our local area office is based just down the road in Lichfield. This means you will have a supervising social worker local to you and available to support you if you need them.
Each new foster carer is also matched with an experienced foster carer as a mentor who is an extra pair of hands to support you when you are first starting out. We also have an out of hours support team available on a 24/7 basis who will help and support you while fostering for Staffordshire.
Want to find out more about fostering in Burntwood?
We can tell you all about the different types of fostering, give you some information about the assessment process and the type of people we look for when looking for foster carers.
If you are interested in becoming a foster carer in Burntwood, the best place to start is a chat with a member of our team on 0800 169 2061 or by completing our online enquiry form.