Fostering in Birmingham

Fostering in Birmingham

We're looking for more passionate individuals to join our Ofsted 'Outstanding' Birmingham fostering team!

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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.

By phone

Call us at:
0800 369 8512

Out of hours:
03303 334743

Your local team

Parva Mews,
Nettle Hill Conference Centre,
Brinklow Road
West Midlands

Who can foster?

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!

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Fostering allowances in Birmingham

As a Fosterplus foster parent, you'll receive a generous allowance for each child in their care - generally between £16,000 and £26,000 per year, which is often completely tax-free.

Fostering allowances

Birmingham foster care agency

Proud of the outcomes we achieve

We achieve successful, stable foster care placements through building strong relationships with our foster families; by understanding their strengths, vulnerabilities, family dynamics and training and support requirements, we’re able to carefully match their skillset with the needs of a child.

Successful outcomes always start with the quality of the matching – and we take extra care when placing a child with a family to ensure a positive and rewarding experience for all.

Lisa And Andy on fostering siblings
The entire team at Fosterplus have been so supportive. There’s always someone available to help us where needed and for that, we are so thankful"

Lisa and Andy, Foster Parents

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