How to Foster a Child

The decision to foster is an important one and an important question for anyone considering fostering. It 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 any questions you may have.

Although fostering children is a major decision, Sunbeam has created an informative guide and a step by step online application, to make the process as streamlined as possible. Fostering will no doubt change your life, and it is best to get as much information as possible. Read our insightful foster carer profiles and their experiences and advice to those seeking to enter the profession. With the right background and support, fostering a child can be a rewarding experience. As a private fostering agency, Sunbeam aims to support and guide all its foster carers on how best to foster children by providing up to date training and development, and staff committed to the welfare of both children and foster carers.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency follows strict guidelines in its screening criteria in recruiting foster carers. Read more about what it takes to become a foster carer and some of the desired traits we look for.