Foster in Tamworth

If you’re thinking you’d like to become a foster carer in Tamworth with Foster for Staffordshire, we couldn’t be happier! Foster care can make a huge difference to young lives, and our foster carers find it extremely rewarding for both themselves and their families.

Get in touch with our team if you’d like any extra information about becoming a foster carer in Tamworth, and our FAQs are also a great place to check out if you’re looking for the answer to something specific.

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 Tamworth foster carers

Foster for Staffordshire provides local support groups for carers in Tamworth 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 Tamworth?

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 Tamworth, 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.