Apply to foster a child through your council
Apply to foster a child through the social services department of your local council
TSD standards workbook for foster carers
Form for foster carers to prove they meet the required training, support and development (TSD) standards.
TSD standards workbook for family and friends foster carers
Form for family and friends foster carers to fill in to prove that they meet the training, support and development standards.
Guidance and regulation
Foster carers look after children when their parents aren't able to - becoming a foster carer, money and support available, fostering agencies
Looking after someone else's child
Support and benefits you can get if you're looking after someone else's child, court orders - kinship care, private fostering, friends and family care