Could you foster?

­­­Could you foster?

Camden are looking for London based foster carers, preferably with a spare room in their home, who can offer care, stability and consistency to our children and young people.

You can:

  1. Make a lasting difference to local children
  2. Build a fulfilling new career that can change lives
  3. Gain recognised qualifications in foster care

Why foster with Camden?

Camden is an incredibly well-resourced Borough. By choosing to foster with us you have access to many benefits including:

  • 24 hour support, 365 days a year
  • Generous fees and allowances
  • Retainers available between placements
  • Access to specialist and tailored training
  • Pay no council tax if you are a Camden resident
  • Active support groups across different age groups
  • Regular, free to attend, events to build relationships within the fostering community
  • All the information available about a child is given to you when considering a placement
  • Shared resources with neighbouring Boroughs via the North London Fostering Consortium
  • Regular updates from our foster carers newsletter
  • Membership to Camden Association of Foster Care (CAFC)
  • Benefits and discounts through Max Card
  • A £900 referral fee paid should someone you recommend become an approved foster carer

We hold monthly open evenings that give you the chance to speak to our social workers in person, to book please contact us on the details below.

Our Fostering in Camden booklet (PDF) and our fostering newsletter will also give you useful information about the fostering process and our team of social workers. 

To find out more, either request an information pack, email fostering@camden.gov.uk or call us on 0800 028 1436.

Camden is also a member borough of the North London Fostering Consortium.

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