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Month: April 2020

How Long Does it Take to Become a Foster Carer?

28 April 2020

It roughly takes between 3 and 5 months to become an approved foster parent with Family Fostering Partners. Our core focus will always be the children and young people under our care, that’s why our assessment process is thorough and takes some time! Our dedicated link workers will be on hand to guide you through every step of…

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Foster Care Allowance Wales

28 April 2020

Family Fostering Partners recognise fostering as a professional career and all of our carers are paid a competitive fostering allowance. Payments are calculated per child per week and are based on the complexity of the child’s needs. In addition to the allowance, foster parents benefit from certain tax relief schemes. Choosing to foster is a wonderful thing to…

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Parent and Child Fostering Assessments – What Do you Need to Know?

Parent and child foster care is very different from foster care in general. Although it is a type of fostering, it does not involve looking after a foster child in the same way as you would if you were a long term, respite, or emergency foster carer.  This is because…

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Fostering Criteria Explained

If you’re thinking about fostering, you may be wondering if you’re eligible and what you need to do to become a foster parent. The good news is that nearly anyone can foster! Many different people from different walks of life and with different backgrounds and experiences choose to foster. It’s…

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