People who foster come in all shapes and sizes. We're looking
for the qualities of patience, tolerance and energy.
Step by step guide to the approval process.
We're keen to recruit a wide range of families.
Find out what fostering is and the difference between fostering
Find out why they decided to foster and their experiences.
There's a real need for foster carers across the borough of Rochdale. Our team are waiting to talk to you.
Help support young people who are in care or at risk of being taken into care.
Details of basic allowances and skills payments made to foster carers.
View the support and training your family will get when you're a foster carer.
As a foster carer your role would be to meet the needs of a
child in your care.
There are various types of fostering available
including short break care, long term fostering and fostering
If you identify as LGBT+ and enjoy caring for children and young people, we'd love to hear from you today.
This section is for approved foster
access support, information and resources.
You don't have to live in the borough to adopt.
Follow Declan and Anthony as they kindly document their fostering journey with us. Read their insights into life at home, showing it’s just like any other.
Access support, information and resources.
7 February 2022–8 February 2022
Come and speak to our friendly fostering team, whether you're ready to apply or you just want to find out a bit more.