Children's guides to being in foster care
These guides provide information for children and young people about being in foster care. They also provide contact details for other people who can help.
Download: Children's guide to being in foster care
Statement of purpose
The Statement of purpose outlines our aims and objectives; the way we recruit, approve, train and support foster carers; the diversity of our fostering service; staffing and management structure of the fostering service.
Download: View our statement of purpose
Download: Covid 19 addendum Statement of Purpose
Foster Carer Handbook
The Foster carer handbook provides information and guidance on every element of being a foster carer.
The foster carer handbook is made up of the fostering and kinship policies, procedures and guidance.
Policies related to Fostering and Kinship Carers
Download: Financial support to foster carers
Download: Fostering recruitment and assessment
Download: Guidance for foster carers on recording
Download: Health and safety for foster carers
Download: Payment for skills
Download: Smoking and vaping
Download: Unannounced visits
Download: Whistle blowing policy
Policies related to children
Download: Bedroom sharing
Download: Children missing from foster care
Download: Making placements
Download: Promoting positive behaviour
Download: Safer care for social media
Download: Safer caring
Policies relating to Worcestershire Children First Fostering
Download: Compliments and complaints
Download: Equality and diversity
Download: Fostering panel
Download: Safeguarding policy
Download: Records and recording policy