Fostering in Stockport

1. Overview

From the everyday, to the extraordinary, foster carers have many roles. Each one has a gigantic impact on a child's happiness and development, and so can you.

Register your interest in fostering

All kinds of people become foster carers, you could make a huge difference in a child's life. Children and young people are at the heart of everything foster carers do.

Our local children come into care for a number of different reasons and many have experienced abuse or neglect. We're looking for local foster carers who can look after a diverse range of children, from babies through to teenagers.

As a local foster carer you would give our children the opportunity to remain and live in the town they know best. You would allow them to attend their own school or college.

We'll help guide you through the assessment process and work with you as a team to make sure your needs and and the needs of the child are met.

We'll provide you with an excellent training, support and financial package.

Join our foster carer family. We’re with you every step of the way.

If you would like further information about fostering in Stockport, download our Fostering in Stockport brochure (PDF 4Mb). Alternatively, email familyplacement@stockport.gov.uk or call 0161 474 3400.

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