Doncaster Children’s Services Trust need more foster carers
Every day foster carers across Doncaster help children to continue living near the people and places they know and love. But more foster carers are needed!
If you could provide a loving home to a child, help a teenager prepare for adulthood or support brothers and sisters to grow up together, then fostering could be for you.
Trust Fostering, part of Doncaster Children’s Services Trust which delivers fostering services on behalf of Doncaster Council, is looking for more people to come forward as foster carers. This year we need to find around 60 more fostering families to care for children and young people.
The impact you could have on a young person’s life can last a lifetime. A stable home, love and support can help shape their future life forever. But don’t take our word for it - here is what young people say about the difference their foster carers have made to their life.
“My foster carer motivated me to work for my goals, she taught me to trust again. She gave me kindness and showed me what a loving home looks like.”
“Help me learn the important things like how to cook, how to manage my money and how to have resilience.”
“My foster carer has shown me love and what it means to be loved”
And this is what our foster carers have told us:
“Caring can be challenging, but to witness the confident and excited young person they become, to go in search of their dreams.”
“They just need your time, patience and to live in a home where they feel valued.”
“You can be the first person in their life that makes them believe in themselves and to see a future they only dreamed of.”
Could you foster?
With no specialists skills needed to foster you will be supported every step of the way with experienced social workers and exceptional training. Through Trust Fostering you will be part of an extensive fostering community who are always on hand to offer advice and support 24/7.
The Trust has an inclusive approach to fostering with foster carers from all backgrounds welcome. The one thing all foster carers have in common is a genuine passion and enthusiasm for supporting children and young people to achieve fantastic things!
You don’t need any experience to become a foster carer, we’ll give you the guidance and support you need. You’ll need at least one spare bedroom and to be 21 years or older.
You can find more information including details of online information events at www.trustfostering.co.uk or by calling 0808 129 2600.