Who could you foster?

Fostering is caring for children in your own home who are unable to live with their own families.

Fostering a child is highly rewarding experience for anyone wanting to make a difference to the life of a child or young person.

We need carers from all backgrounds that have the ability to meet the needs of children they carer for.

All children need basic food, clothing, shelter, love and safety. Children in foster carer have the same needs and because of their life experiences may have additional needs.

In Waltham Forest we need carers for children for all ages and backgrounds but our greatest needs are carers for;

  • Teenagers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Children who are refugee or asylum seekers may need supported lodgings carers whilst they move toward independence. 

It usually takes around six months to become an approved foster carer. We will support you every step of the way.


Enquire now

Take the first step to become a Waltham Forest Foster Carer and change a child’s life forever. Fill in this quick form or call us on 020 8496 3437. A member of our team will get in touch to discuss further.

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