Foster carer support

We know that providing a great support package is really important in helping our fostering families feel confident and well-equipped in their role. We believe that it’s key to a successful placement too. That’s why we’re dedicated to offering flexible and tailored support that really makes a difference to children and young people in care.

Foundation Placements

For carers looking after children and young people with complex support needs we provide:

  • Access to a Key Assets Support Service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • Monthly visits, regular telephone contact and on-going support from a qualified and experienced Key Assets supervising social worker
  • Access to up to 14 nights of supportive respite
  • Financial support that values your skills as a foster carer and the costs of caring
  • Regular support group meetings with other foster carers to share experience and knowledge
  • A comprehensive post-approval training programme
  • Organised social activities for you, your family and the children and young people in your care

Get in touch

If you value great support and you’d like to become a foster carer with us, enquire online or call 09 263 5151 to talk to us.