It looks like you have the potential to make a great foster carer!
Unfortunately, there may be an issue preventing you from becoming a foster carer.
It doesn't matter if you own a house or not. A spare room in a stable home is the most important thing.
Unfortunately, you need a spare room to be a foster carer.
Perfect! You're over 21.
You need to be over 21 to foster.
You can be married, single, or living with your partner to foster. If you live with someone, you will go through the approval process together.
You can be a carer and work, but be aware you need to be flexible and possibly cut your working hours as foster carers need to be available to support the child or young person with school and other outings, and also need to attend training.
You can be a carer and work as long as you have flexible working hours.
Foster carers need to be available to support the child or young person with school and other outings, and also need to attend training.
Birth children make a brilliant addition to a fostering family. We're here for you and your children with support groups, events, and activities.
You don't need to have children in order to foster.
Previous experience working with children
You've got some experience - that's ideal!
Although it helps to have some experience caring for children, Swiis offer a wealth of training and support to make sure you'll make an outstanding foster carer.