It's National Cat Day today!
One of our most frequently asked questions is "can you foster if you have pets?" And the simple answer is yes, we do complete a pet assessment to make sure your pet is friendly and safe to be around children but we believe animals can be extremely beneficial for looked-after-children and young people.
One of our lovely members of staff sent us a story about how animals can make you feel better if you are feeling sad for you to share with your children and young people.
During the Summer of 2019 an article was released from an interview with a young carer whose situation had become so desperate that she felt like there was no option but to ‘put herself into foster care’. At age 15, Laura Kinsley, spent nine months in foster care after not receiving adequate support. Read more here.
We're pleased that you would like to register your interest in fostering with Futures Group.
To give your application the best chance please ensure you meet the prerequisites below:
We're always looking for foster carers from different cultural, religious and racial backgrounds, single people, couples (whether married or living together, with or without children). Together we can make a difference to children's lives.