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Why foster in Sandwell with Match Foster Care?

Fostering in Sandwell can be a great way to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people who need a stable and supportive home environment. Sandwell is a borough in the West Midlands region of England, and there is a great need for foster carers in the area.

If you have a caring and compassionate nature and are willing to open your heart and home to a child or young person in need, then fostering in Sandwell could be a great choice for you.

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Transferring to Match Foster Care in Sandwell

If you are currently a foster carer with another agency and you are interested in transferring to Match Foster Care in Sandwell, there are a few steps you will need to take:

  1. The first step is to contact Match Foster Care to express your interest in transferring. You can do this by phone, email, or through the agency’s website.
  2. Speak with your current agency; they will be able to provide you with information about any obligations or restrictions that you may have.
  3. Match Foster Care will invite you to attend an information session to learn more about the agency and the services it provides.
  4. Complete the application process: If you decide to transfer to Match Foster Care, you will need to complete an application form and provide all the required documentation.
  5. Once your application has been approved, you will need to attend training and assessments with Match Foster Care. This will help the agency to assess your suitability as a foster carer and provide you with the support and guidance you need to succeed.
Match Foster Care About Us

What to expect as a foster parent in Sandwell

Match Foster Care has been a fostering agency in the West Midlands for more than ten years and has been registered with Ofsted since February 2012.

Our team provides experienced support to those who are fostering a child with behavioural or disability needs, or special learning requirements.

Sandwell foster parents receive free access to a professional local team, which provides them with support and training throughout their fostering journey.

Discover the range of foster care options available in Sandwell, which offer varying durations to suit your availability.

Match Foster Care is a family-owned business that is not owned by private equity. Our aim is to provide a personalised and rewarding fostering experience that caters to your specific circumstances.

The phone number is available 24/7 to offer support whenever you require it.

There is no age limit for becoming a foster carer in Sandwell, as long as you are physically and mentally capable of caring for a child.

There is no specific background required for becoming a foster parent in Sandwell, and each of our foster parents has a unique story to share.

Match Foster Care FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

The Sandwell fostering allowances refer to financial support provided to foster families in the Sandwell area. These allowances cover essential expenses, such as food, clothing, and education, aimed at supporting foster families in meeting the day-to-day needs of the children in their care. The specific allowance amount varies based on factors like the age and requirements of the foster child. Beyond financial aid, these allowances contribute to creating a stable and nurturing environment for foster children, recognising and facilitating the dedicated efforts of foster families in Sandwell.

Independent fostering agencies in Sandwell such as Match Foster Care operate by recruiting, assessing, and supporting foster families. These agencies provide ongoing training, financial support, and guidance to foster families. They play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being and stability of children in care, working closely with the community and local authorities to create a supportive environment for both foster parents and children.