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Match Foster Care’s Open-Door Policy

Our Droitwich Spa and Stoke-on-Trent offices are more than just administrative spaces – they’re vibrant hubs of community engagement. 

With an open-door policy at the core of our ethos, we extend a warm invitation to all. We actively create an environment where foster carers, children, our colleagues, professionals, and anyone interested in fostering can simply drop in, grab a seat, and connect over a cup of tea and a biscuit.

In both locations, we’ve created dedicated seating areas where conversations flow freely, where stories are shared, and where bonds are formed. It’s a space where roles dissolve and humanity takes centre stage. 

Our doors are always open, welcoming individuals at any time that suits them, ensuring that everyone feels included. 

Drop-In Sessions For Foster Families – Open-Door Policy

As noted above, one of the highlights of our community engagement efforts is our drop-in sessions. These are held at our Stoke office every first Friday morning of the month. 

Here, our foster carers and colleagues come together for heartfelt conversations, sharing experiences and supporting one another.

Our drop-in sessions aren’t just about networking, as we work towards building a community rooted in empathy and understanding. It’s also not uncommon to see a couple of our youngest members including babies joining in, spreading joy and reminding us of the importance of our work.

A Chance To Discover The Different Types Of Fostering

Fostering comes in various forms, each catering to different needs and circumstances. That’s why we offer a range of fostering options to suit diverse situations. 

  • Sibling fostering ensures that brothers and sisters can stay together, providing them with a sense of stability and continuity during challenging times.
  • Respite fostering gives full-time carers a well-deserved break, allowing them to recharge while their children are in safe hands.
  • Our long-term fostering offers a sense of permanence and belonging to children who cannot return to their birth families, providing them with a stable and nurturing environment. 

Not sure which type of fostering might suit you? By attending a drop-in session, you can learn more about the different types of fostering, plus develop a supportive network by meeting other foster carers in your area. 

Striving For The Best Outcomes For Foster Families

Having an open-door policy isn’t just about physical access; it’s about fostering a culture of inclusivity, compassion, and collaboration. It’s about creating a space where everyone feels valued and supported, conversations spark change, and relationships flourish. 

Our commitment to excellence is unwavering, and it’s been recognised with an ’Outstanding’ Ofsted Rating. This accolade isn’t just a badge of honour; it’s a testament to the dedication and professionalism of our colleagues. It’s a validation of our efforts and a reminder of the impact we have on the lives of children and families.

Together, with our diverse range of fostering services and our relentless pursuit of excellence, we continue to make a difference, one cup of tea and conversation at a time.

Thinking Of Fostering In The West Midlands?

If you’ve ever considered embarking on the highly rewarding journey of becoming a foster parent, we encourage you to take that first step. 

One of the best places to start is to join us at our next open-door session. This will allow us to explore how you can make a difference in the lives of children and families in need. 

Do you have any questions about becoming a foster parent? Reach out to us or give us a call on 01905 770 500

Together, we can create brighter futures and build a world where every child knows they are valued, cherished, and loved. Your journey starts here!