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Fostering in Rochdale

Could you make a difference to a young person in Rochdale?


Fostering Changes Lives

Family Care is a family-owned service with over 30 years' experience supporting children and young people in care.  Our mission is to significantly improve the lives of the children and young people we work with.

Can I foster?

Foster parents come from all walks of life, what's most important is what you can offer a young person.  Stability, consistency of care and a can-do attitude are some of the common characteristics foster parents offer.  If you have a spare room and the time to give some care to a child, you could become a foster parent.

What Support Will I Receive?

Support is such an important part of becoming a foster carer. 

Family Care offer in-house therapeutic support for foster families as standard, so our foster parents benefit from qualified therapists suppporting their roles.  Our foster carers are valued and important members of the Team Around the Child (TAC), which includes our dedicated in-house child support team providing direct support to the children in your care.

In-house therapy support including therapists and a clinical psychologist

24/7 support from a qualified social worker

Up to 20 children's activities a year led by in-house child support team

Action Adventure weekend for children aged 11-17

Career-level earnings : allowances between £380 - £550/week for each child you support

Mileage support to attend training - including access to Level 3 Diploma

Monthly local support groups

Annual leave payments

Find out more about fostering in Rochdale

Get in touch today to find out more about fostering in Rochdale.  Pop your details into our contact form and we'll get back to you.  You can also call us on 0800 5 677 677.

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