Who Can be a Foster Carer?


If you are interested in fostering we would like to hear from you no matter what your background. We have a diverse range of fostering families, from all walks of life and from all types of backgrounds. We welcome applications from single people and couples, whatever your ethnic background, religious beliefs and sexual orientation, and whether or not you already have children of your own. Below is a list of the types of people who can apply to become a foster carers:

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    You can be a parent or grandparent, or have no children of your own.
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    You can be married, or have a partner, or be single.
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    You can be a tenant or can own your home.
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    You can apply to become a foster carer whatever your cultural background or religious beliefs
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    Your gender or sexuality should not prevent you from applying with us.
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    You can apply to be a foster carer from the age of 21.
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    You can continue be a foster carer past retirement age.
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    You don’t require any formal qualifications, we will train and help you.

Our Support To Foster Parents


Foster Care Solutions are committed to providing our foster carers with a support service that is accessible and effective. Take a look as what Foster Carers within our organisation can expect...

Be Part of Foster Care Solutions' Fostering Family 

Foster Care Solutions is an established and progressive organisation committed to delivering a high quality service to children, young people, foster carers and local authorities across the North East of England.

We work in partnership with all the local authorities in the North East to offer a wide range of fostering placements for children and young people to meet their individual needs. As a Tier 1 provider for all authorities in the Tees Valley we get first opportunity to match a child with you.


Our Foster Carer Ambassadors

One of our fantastic Foster Carers, Pat, takes time out to share her experience of fostering.
“If you really want to do this and the thought will not leave you, don’t let age stand in your way. I am a single carer and I’m 70!!

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