There is a growing need for foster carers in the Tower Hamlets area – could you be one of the people that starts the journey towards meeting that need, today?
Could you foster in Tower Hamlets?
It’s important that we find people willing to foster in Tower Hamlets, as there are currently children in, and coming into care, requiring placements in this area. As a foster carer living in Tower Hamlets, and working with Welcome Foster Care, you will be helping to support a child/ren in need by maintaining stability and consistency for them. This will be enabled by you providing them with the vital care and nurture that they require, and helping them to maintain contact with the important people and resources in their lives.
For some children, important people will include their siblings, whom they may come into care with. As such, we are looking for carers who have the space to take on brothers and sisters, so we can keep the family together.
Our fostering team in Peckham
Karen W, one of our supervising social workers in the Tower Hamlets area, will support you on your fostering journey. Karen has over 20 years of experience in social work, having worked with children and families in poor rural communities; supporting young mothers needing advice and information and; working with children and young people with special needs and learning disabilities, and their families.
Since 2010, Karen has worked specifically in the fostering arena, supporting foster carers caring for children in need. Karen is dedicated to improving children s outcomes, and working with foster carers to make this possible.
Supporting children in Tower Hamlets
We regularly receive referrals, asking us to support young people in Tower Hamlets. In order for us to provide this, we require foster carers from all cultural backgrounds, as the children in need of your support are of many different ethnicities, cultures and religions. At the moment, there is a particular requirement for people that can foster sibling groups, and children of Bangladeshi origin.
About Welcome Foster Care
Welcome Foster Care is an independent fostering organisation with a focus on supporting families to foster in East and South East London. We have a very local team and diversity matters to us a lot, as do our carers and the children we support. We like to get to know our carers and we provide support 24/7. Our small, positive, charismatic team is full of energy and works hard to improve the lives of children with the support of carers across the local area. We speak 15 languages, and are readily available to answer any questions you may have.
If you would like to find out more about fostering in the Tower Hamlets area, give us a call on 0203 397 3332, and we’ll happily answer any questions you may have. Alternatively, you can complete our online enquiry form, and a member of our team will call you back.