Fostering Cannock Staffordshire

Information for our children

We have 3 different Children’s guides:

  • one for 0-4 year olds
  • one for 5-10 year olds
  • one for 11-18 year olds

Short on Time?

Just fill in your details and we'll call you

Children's Guide for 0-4 year olds

A guide to help younger children understand fostering and explain in a simple way what they are going through using pictures and being guided by an adult.

0 to 4 year olds

Children's Guide for 5-10 year olds

Find out everything you need to know about joining a foster family. From advice and rules to things to look forward to, it’s all here. So you’ll always have the help you need.

  • What to expect from your new foster carer and social workers
  • How to stay in touch with your family and friends
  • What might change about school, holidays and other activities
  • What to do if you’re worried or want to complain

With the help of these guides, your foster family will understand what to expect and how to behave. We hope you find them useful. For any extra help, contact your supervising social worker.

5 to 10 year olds

Children's Guide for 11-18 year olds

As well as including the basic information from the 5–11 year-olds’ guide, your guide will also help you prepare for independence and make more of your own decisions.

  • Information about pocket money and allowances
  • How much say you have in decisions about health and education
  • How to get ready for work, bills and living alone
  • Important contacts for life as a foster child

11 to 18 year olds

Start your fostering journey with Ikon Fostering

Dedicated and Supportive

We place young people and children with foster carers across the UK, including: Walsall, Dudley, Wolverhampton, Bilston, Aldridge, Lichfield, Tamworth, Telford, Birmingham, Coventry, Stafford, Warwick, Worcester, Brierley Hill, Stourbridge, the West Midlands, Staffordshire, Shropshire, surrounding areas and many other parts of the UK.

To find out more get in touch…

"Sincere and genuine. Very efficient and honest in my opinion. Makes it easier to do the demanding job that is fostering when you have people on your side that let you get on with it."
Fostering Agency Walsall
Alan Ranganathan
Foster Carer
"A very caring service with great staff. Nice family feel to the agency."
Fostering Agency West Midlands
George McCloud
Foster Carer
"Ikon Fostering were nothing but professional and polite people - Helped me with all my enquires about adoption and starting the adoption process especially with being a younger person of a single status. Very impressed and would recommend to anyone."
Fostering Service Walsall
Leonie Moore
Foster Carer & Parent