There are currently hundreds of children from the Hull area who are placed with registered foster carers across the Yorkshire Coast region however there are still even more children who are looking for a permanent safe home in which they will be loved, nurtured and can thrive.
Hull Fostering services truly believes that not everything is about your financial circumstances, it's about the support, love and care you can offer a child who is in need of a stable and loving home. So whether you're a home owner or renting, married or single, gay or straight, working or unemployed , young or old as long as you have the time and patience to care you could make an amazing foster parent who could make a real difference to a child in need.
Hull Fostering are currently looking for foster carers who can provide love and support on a short term basis, whilst permanent plans are made for a child to return back to their birth family or to an adoptive family, or for a long-term or permanent basis where that child can become part of the carer's family until they are ready to leave home.
Whilst Hull Fostering are looking for carers for children of all ages they'd particularly like to hear from people who are able to care for siblings and children over the age of 5.
So if you live with in a 30 mile radius of hull, are aged 21 or over and have no convictions against children then why not get in touch to see if fostering could be the most rewarding career you'll ever have?
Fostering ... Know The Facts Not The Myths
Don't think you have what it takes to foster?
Hull Fostering believe that personal qualities and time are two of the most import things for any foster carer to have so welcome people from all backgrounds to apply to foster.
Don't think you can't afford to foster?
You don't have to be employed to foster - you'll receive a weekly allowance ranging between £142 and £246 so that you can make fostering your career.
Think you have to be female or married to foster?
This isn't true. Hull Fostering welcomes fostering applications from both females and males either in partnerships or of single status and of any sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, religion or culture.
Think you have to own your own house to foster?
Foster carers can either own or rent their home, as long as you have a spare bedroom Hull Fostering would love to hear from you.
Think you have to be a parent to foster?
You don't have to be a parent to foster, Hull Fostering will provide supervision, support and training so as long as you can provide a safe home in which children will be loved, nurtured and thrive please get in touch.
Think your too young or old to foster?
Whilst foster carers must be over 21 years of age there is no upper age limit to become a foster carer either on a short-term or long-term basis.