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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

Who can foster?

Whether you're married or single, your sexuality, age and whether you own a home will not impact on your application.

If you have a spare bedroom, and the time to dedicate to foster a child, please get in touch and ask about fostering

Our foster carers

Our foster carers come from many different backgrounds, cultures and ethnic groups. For example:

  • single
  • married and unmarried couples
  • same sex couples
  • retired
  • employed and unemployed
  • living in their own homes, bought or rented
  • families with and without their own children

These are just examples. If your circumstances are different, and you'd like to apply to be come a foster carer, please contact us.

Essential criteria to foster with us

The most important criteria for becoming a foster carer is that you're able to listen and empathise, and provide a stable and loving home for the children you foster. However we do have the following essential criteria:

  • You must have a spare bedroom
  • You must live permanently or be eligible for settlement (also called indefinite leave to remain) in the UK. If you are eligible for settlement, this means you can stay in the UK without any time restrictions.
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03000 269 400
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