Fostering with Leeds City Council

What is fostering?

Fostering is when children who aren’t able to live with their birth families are placed in a safe and loving family home on a temporary basis.

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Why foster with us?

There are many reasons to foster with Leeds City Council, including financial support, allowances, a comprehensive training package, your own support worker and gym membership.

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Who can be a foster carer?

Check what you need to be able to offer a child so you can foster.

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Who can I foster?

Information on the different kinds of fostering, e.g. fostering disabled children, short term fostering, long term fostering, respite care and more.

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Transfer to us

If you're already a foster carer and are interested in transferring to Leeds City Council then please contact us.

Reasons why you should transfer

Interested in fostering?

Register your interest and a member of our team will get in touch and answer any questions you may have.

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