What we provide
A professional fostering services to local authorities for the care of children and young people. We have foster carers living in many of the regions in the North West and Yorkshire. We have an expectation that all of our foster carers keep up to date and accurate records, follow rigorous safeguarding procedures and drive. We hold regular training events, foster carer meetings and social gatherings, either in our office in Wilmslow or at centres in St Helens and Barnsley. We pride ourselves on every member of social work staff having excellent knowledge of all children placed in our care.
A wide range of packages of care specifically designed to meet the needs of the individual child or young person.
Recruitment of foster carers from a diverse range of backgrounds who we support and train to a professional standard.
Assessment of potential foster carers and their presentation to our Fostering Panel for approval.
Pre and post approval training for foster carers and facilitate their ongoing professional development.
A point of referral — matching agency — for local authorities seeking placements for Looked After Children.
24 hr support to carers and the children in placement.
An innovative educational support package through our links with the National Teaching and Advisory Service (NT&AS).