You can apply to foster whatever your background, all applications are equally considered regardless of marital status, race, gender, sexuality, culture or faith/belief.

It is important that we have a range of foster carers available. As long as you are fit and healthy to care for a child we want to hear from you.

If you are not sure if you can foster, or feel unsure about whether fostering is right for you, take a look at the can I foster? guide. This will help to answer some of the most common questions about fostering.

Find out how to become a foster carer.