Foster in Stone
If you’re thinking about becoming a foster carer in Stone, why not become a foster carer with Foster for Staffordshire.
We've been rated as 'good' by Ofsted because of the support we give to carers and families.
We will make sure that you’re fully prepared and supported to become a foster carer and ready to meet the needs of different children.
Foster for Staffordshire offer financial support to our foster carers, and the weekly amount depends on the age of the foster child, the amount of time the foster child spends with the foster carer, and the skill & ability of the foster carer.
Our current payments can go up to £543.55 per week, which can help you support your foster children, and reward you for your excellent skills and abilities.
Why foster with Foster for Staffordshire?
We are the local authority 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 us, 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 support for Stone foster carers
Foster for Staffordshire provides local support groups for carers in Stone and our local area office is based just down the road in Stafford. 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 Stone?
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 Stone, 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.