If you’re looking to make a real difference to young children’s lives, foster care may be the right path for you.
Thinking about becoming a foster carer? If you’re looking for a career that allows you to make a real difference to young children’s lives, foster care may be the right path for you. Discover some of the best reasons to foster and why you should foster with Capstone Foster Care today.
There are many reasons why people choose to foster. Some of the main reasons to foster include:
If you’ve already begun to consider foster care, this shows you already have some of the characteristics that would be essential for a carer. A desire to help change young people’s lives is at the heart of the reasons to foster a child, but your personality skillset also has a large part to play in that. Attributes such as patience and understanding are vital, as you will likely be put in challenging situations that will require you to be calm and authoritative. Yet, the main characteristic you’ll require is having the passion to improve young people’s lives.
If you believe you have these characteristics, it may be time to familiarise yourself with the fostering requirements – as there are certain requirements that you’ll need to meet in order to begin your application to become a foster carer.
There are multiple reasons why a child may be taken into foster care by social services. However, some of the most common reasons include:
Find out more information on how children end up in foster care including the detailed reasons why this may occur from our informative guide.
There is an ongoing need for foster families – and each year, the demand increases. By becoming a part of the Capstone family and starting your fostering journey with us, you will be working with children who you will be able to help through their childhood years to develop into happy, healthy people with bright and positive outcomes as adults. We’re here to guide you through every step of your journey – ensuring you’ll be in safe hands. Allow us to let you become the best foster carer you can be.
Learn more about why you should foster with Capstone, or get in touch with a member of our friendly team today for more information.