Why foster for Solihull

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If you are considering fostering and live in or near Solihull, there are a number of reasons why we should be your first choice.

  • We are a small local authority with a dedicated team all under one roof
  • We provide excellent support and training for our foster carers
  • We always place children with our foster carers first, and therefore are able to offer regular placements
  • Every penny of the money available to us is spent on fostering, not contributing to private agency fees
  • We offer competitive allowances and make other payments to cover the costs of travel/equipment etc

With Solihull Council you receive:

  • Your own dedicated supervising social worker.
  • 24/7 on-call support from our team.
  • A weekly payment of between £146.16 - £252.12 for one child.
  • Access to additional support services as required.
  • Exclusive invitations to social and community events.
  • Excellent local training alongside our social work teams.
  • Additional payments per child placed, mileage payments and the opportunity to develop in your role as a foster carer.