New to fostering

New to fostering

Our foster carers look after children and young people who are temporarily or permanently unable to live with their birth families. Our carers are trained and supported to give vulnerable children a safe, stable, caring home. Your fostering role is all about giving a child a secure place to stay and making sure they’re well looked after.

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We’re an aspirational social enterprise that values our carers and we recognise the vital role they play in turning children and young people’s lives around. We also appreciate the challenges it can throw up and as a result our carers are supported to carry out their vital role with children and young people.

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We care about our carers, so we offer you a generous range of benefits to recognise the valuable role you play.

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We don’t underestimate the challenge of being a foster carer and we’re here to support you in your role every step of the way.

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Don’t delay, apply to foster with Five Rivers today to start your career with life changing potential.

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We run an extensive fostering service and we have invested a number of fostering offices across England to ensure you have a local team who is close by.
You may have lots of questions if you’re considering fostering, we hope our FAQS will help to answer some. We also have an experienced carer enquiry team who can answer your questions and help you on your journey to start fostering with us.

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Do you feel you have the energy and true commitment to make a positive difference to a child’s or young person’s life?

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