Welcome to Fostering
A Guide to Becoming and Being a Foster Carer
Andy Elvin, Martin Barrow, Bev Pickering, John Simmonds, Jon Fayle
What should you expect when you're expecting to foster? This book is a guide to taking the first critical steps of your fostering journey, explaining what fostering is, how to become a foster carer and what it takes to thrive.
Combining invaluable advice from veteran foster carers, the expertise of the professionals who support them, and priceless experiences of foster children themselves, this book explains the fostering process step by step. It tackles all the questions that you've ever asked yourself about fostering: What is fostering really like? What are the challenges? What kind of difference could I make?
Comprehensive and accessible, this is the companion for first-time fosterers or those considering foster care.