Types of foster care

There are a lot of reasons why families aren’t able to look after their children.

Many of these reasons will only apply for a short time. In other cases children might need to be fostered for much longer.

We need carers for children aged 0-18. The type of care depends on what support a child needs but foster carers can offer one or more of the following:

  • Short-term care
  • Long-term care
  • Emergency care
  • Special care for children with disabilities
  • Respite care
  • Remand care for young offenders 
  • Temporary accommodation for young people getting ready to live independently

We offer professional training, constant guidance and financial support to all our foster carers.

Find out more

Find out more about the support and payments we offer Rutland Foster Carers or contact us for further details.

Fostering support and payments

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