Fostering

Most children who come into care have been neglected or abused. Given the right chances, support and love, children can flourish. You really could make a big difference to a child’s life.

Tower Hamlets are recruiting foster carers now. We are looking for energetic families who are passionate about children and who want to offer stable, loving and supportive family homes to children who are unable to live with their birth family. Ideally, you will live within a 15 mile radius from Tower Hamlets.

To help you in your fostering role, we offer comprehensive training, 24 hour support and payments to cover children’s living expenses and an extra reward payment to you (which can total up to £460 per week for looking after teenagers).

You’ll need to have a spare bedroom (unless you’d like to care for babies). There are several different types of fostering which suit different people. If you don’t work, you could consider babies or young children or flexible working families may find that looking after teenagers could fit in well.

Why not call us and have a chat with one of our team to find out more and explore together if fostering is for you.

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