Can I foster if I’m single?

Did you know you can foster even if you are single? About 40% of our existing carers are single foster carers.

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You don’t have to be married to foster – it doesn’t matter if you’re married, in a long term relationship or single. In other words, relationship status doesn’t affect your ability to look after children.

Families come in all shapes and sizes, so you won’t be judged for the size of yours.

Whether you’re single or married, it’s equally important to have a support network, who can help, support and assist you in your fostering career.

Hopefully this answers your question so we’ve got some great blog posts about why being a foster carer is amazing.

Fostering Questions

We will try to answer all your questions

Birth Children

Can you foster if you haven’t had your own birth children?

Past Criminal Convictions?

We all have a past, but having a criminal conviction in your history might not stop you fostering


What kind of jobs, if any, allow you to foster alongside?

Do you have pets?

Find out how fostering and pets can work.


How long does the fostering assessment take?

Who needs fostering?

What kind of children need foster homes?

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