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Foster Carer Handbook

​​The Foster Carer Handbook has been devised as a quick reference guide to try and answer the most frequently asked questions and help you understand some of the requirements of being a foster carer. The handbook can never be all encompassing, but having had feedback and consulted with foster carers, we hope the most important issues are covered. For any information not in this handbook, please contact the fostering team.

Foster Carer Handbook (1.7MB pdf)

How to become a foster parent

Our dedicated fostering team will guide you through the process.

Find out about fost​ering


0300 303 1000

Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.

Find the Fostering Team on a map

Fostering Team
Fashion Corner
57-59 Drake Street
Rochdale OL16 1PA

Make a fostering enquiry