Foster in Lichfield
Are you interested in becoming a foster carer? Do you live in Lichfield? 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 for our foster carers based in Lichfield.
Why foster with Foster for Staffordshire?
With Foster for Staffordshire, you could foster children from birth up to 18 years old. We have a range of different types of fostering to suit your availability and experience, from long term foster care to supported lodgings.
We are the local authority so all of the children who come into care in Staffordshire are our responsibility. We prioritise using our own in-house foster carers before contacting external fostering agencies.
Local support for Lichfield foster carers
Foster for Staffordshire provides local support groups for carers in Lichfield, and Lichfield is the base for our local area office. 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 Lichfield?
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 Lichfield, 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.