You Can Foster

Fostering is flexible with us. What type of foster carer could you be?

Welcome to the You Can Foster web pages.  You can find out here what type of fostering would suit you. 

Just down the road, there’s a local child who needs your help

Fostering with us can fit around your family, your commitments and your spare time.  How and when you foster is up to you and there’s no ‘typical’ type of foster carer.  Try our Interactive Guide to find out what type of foster carer you could be.

 You could foster a child:

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  • At the weekend or during school holidays
  • For a few months or up to a few years
  • Longer term, or until they reach independence


 Why foster with Staffordshire Council?

  • We offer "outstanding" support for carers and their families (Ofsted Inspection, 2013)
  • We pay up to £609 a week
  • We're a non-profit organisation

What type of foster carer are you?

Try our Interactive Guide to find out.

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Information Requests

For more information about fostering with us, just fill in our enquiry form .