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Becoming a foster carer - how the application process works


4. Q&A call

During the call, we will give you more information about fostering. We can answer any questions you have and talk to you about:

  • Your factual information. For example, name, address, date of birth, ethnicity, religion and current relationship status
  • Your household members and their basic information
  • Your children, their basic information and details of contact and relationships
  • Any previous partners: names and details of previous relationships
  • Your accommodation and suitability for fostering
  • Your current employment and availability to foster
  • The information that we will need to complete our checks and references
  • Any previous involvement you or wider family members have had with the police, children's or adults' services
  • Your health
  • Your lifestyle: beliefs, day to day lifestyle, impact of fostering and changes you may need to make
  • Your experience of parenting or caring for children
  • Types of fostering and what you're interested in

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