Fostering myths

We have debunked the most common myths about fostering and becoming a foster carer.

You are never too old to foster

You don't need specific qualifications

You don't have to give up work

Fostering isn't voluntary

You don't have to own your home

You don't have to be employed

You can foster if you live in a flat

You can foster is you have pets

You don't have to me married or living with a partner

You don't need to have your own children in order to foster

You can practice your faith whilst fostering

You don't have to commit to a placement that's not right for you