Foster Carers choose Sunbeam For Fostering Children because we provide following with Excellence :
High quality, professional extensive support
The chance to be treated as a fostering professional
Regular support groups for foster carers and children
Full support on a 24 hour basis through our out of hours team
An excellent and progressive training programme about Fostering Children
A supervising social worker who will be local to you and dedicated to supporting you
Competitive fostering allowances to cover children’s needs and provide a “reward” element to carers
Good placement levels due to our tenders with Local Authorities and several preferred provider relationships
The opportunity to become a specialist foster carer for children with challenging needs. This may be a child with disabilities, autism or learning difficulties
The decision to foster is an important one. How to Foster a Child is an important question for anyone considering fostering, and requires a lot of thought and consideration. Sunbeam has created a specific Guide to Foster Care to help you decide if fostering is right for you, and answer the question of how to foster a child.
Sunbeam Fostering Agency is one of the largest and most progressive independent fostering agencies in the UK, providing good quality and innovated family placements to children in care.
The business was established in 2000 in response to the market need for a prompt coordinated service to provide foster care to children and young people in need, especially those from ethnic minorities.
We currently provide services to over 75 local authorities across the country.
Our head office is based in Langley, Slough Berkshire with resource centres to provide support to foster carers and children in Walthamstow, Wembley, Croydon and Portsmouth.
The London and Midlands businesses are registered with Ofsted and rated Good.
We have a further office in Coventry which was opened in 2009 and is separately registered with Ofsted. We have a resource centres in the Nottingham, Birmingham and Blackburn.
Sunbeam is a member of the Fostering Network, FosterTalk and CoramBAAF. All our staff and carers are members of the FosterTalk.
Sunbeam Pride Fostering is also part of Sunbeam Fostering Agency and is a subsidiary company.
Sunbeam Pride was established in 2009 and focuses on specialist placements for children with complex or challenging needs.
Sunbeam Pride has a registered office in Luton and a resource centre in Northampton. Pride is separately registered with Ofsted.