Interested in fostering in Birmingham?
There are around 2,000 children living in foster care in Birmingham for lots of reasons, including a family crisis, parental illness, or bereavement. Others may have experienced abuse or neglect and need the sanctuary of a loving foster home to help them move forward. Could this be you?
Rated 'Outstanding' by Ofsted, we've been providing fostering services in Birmingham for many years, during which we’ve built strong and long-term relationships with the local authorities who need our support. While the local office is in Coventry, we’ve established an experienced and stable team that’s fully committed to supporting foster families and children in and around the Birmingham area.
Together, we offer an enduring sense of continuity to foster parents and to children and young people, helping them step forward with confidence – so if you're interested in fostering in Birmingham, why not join our team today?
You might already have fostering experience and be looking for the support of a highly professional organisation. Or you might just be thinking it’s something you’d like to do. Either way, as a leading fostering organisation with over 20 years’ experience, we know what it takes to train, support, develop and reward great foster parents, so you’ll be in safe hands.
You’re just one call away from our team of friendly advisers - and from taking a big step into a rewarding new career and way of life.
Call us at:
0800 369 8512
Out of hours:
You can get in touch by filling out our online enquiry form with any queries that you may have.
Your local team
Nettle Hill Conference Centre,
Supervision with your social worker
Helpline for additional support
Support for young people
Events for the whole family
Who can foster in Birmingham?
The minimum requirements to apply to become a foster parent are:
- 21 years of age or older
- Have the legal right to work in the UK
- Have a spare bedroom
- Have a strong desire to nurture a child in care
If you meet these criteria and would like to learn more, then we’d love to speak to you. We’ll be there every step of the way!
Other benefits of working with fosterplus
Successful fostering starts with excellent matching, and that's something we work hard to get right first time, every time.
With a massive range of training courses to choose from, we’re able to create a tailor-made programme to meet your interest and needs.