Fostering Process

Deciding that you want to become a foster carer isn't an overnight decision, and when you do decide to foster with us, you will be able to rely on our support during the process.

Understanding how the fostering
PROCESS WORKS


ENQUIRY ↓

Just call us on 0800 157 7048 or complete our online enquiry form to let us know you’re interested in fostering with wholistic.

HOME VISIT ↓

Our Social Worker will visit you to chat and answer you’re questions – normally we also give you an application form.

PREP TRAINING ↓

A 2-day fast paced prep course giving you more understanding of fostering and where you meet other potential carers.

ASSESSMENT ↓

Upon receiving the application we start a fostering assessment of 8-10 visits. We write a report on your life and skills and experience.

APPROVAL ↓

Once you’re happy you’re assessment goes to panel who make a recommendation A manager who then makes a final decision.


READY TO FOSTER

Now we will promote you to local authorities and match a child or young person to you while giving you the support and training you need.


Callback

Get a call back from an full qualified and experienced wholistic social worker at your convenience.