Find out everything about fostering from application to approval including: the fostering criteria, responsibilities, rewards and benefits.
You can be from any social, cultural, ethnic and religious background, single or in a relationship, or from the LGBT community.
The fostering application and assessment process takes around six months and it consists of five main steps. Find out more.
Brent Fostering is an inclusive service and welcomes foster carers from the LGBT+ community.
Family and friends fostering is when a child is looked after by a relative or a family friend. Learn more.
Find out what private fostering is and what you should do if you are in a private fostering arrangement.
Discover fostering through the eyes of our carers and their children, and share their stories with your community.
Already a foster carer? If you work with an independent agency you can easily transfer to Brent Fostering. Discover how.
Learn more about fostering by checking the the list of common questions.