Many carers report back and say that fostering has changed their lives as well as the lives of the children and young people in their care. Find out more below…
The wonder of fostering and improving lives
Watching a child grow in your care as a result of your caring and helpful support in providing a safe and nurturing environment is one of the most rewarding decisions you could ever make.
Fostering - a priceless opportunity
With fostering, It gives you a priceless opportunity to make a difference and shape a child’s life for the better.
Its the same sense of wonder and pride you feel as if you were caring for any child. Being there to watch them develop, and influence them in a way that empowers them to overcome various aspects of life that they previously felt challenging is a beautiful thing to behold and be a part of.
By giving a vulnerable child a positive adult role model in their lives, like you, someone to look up to and rely on gives them the opportunity to experience real warmth and affection wrapped up in a positive family experience. This alone will set that child or young person on the right path towards fulfilling their true potential.
Ikon Fostering - feeling valued & getting support
We are told regularly from our carers that our support and training opportunities are second to none.
We ensure that our foster carers have all that they need so that the children and young people in their care can blossom and benefit from their care. As a part of this we always make sure that this includes regular, structured and emergency contact with case workers and other relevant professionals.
Ongoing Professional Development
With us you will enjoy and benefit from ongoing professional development so you can be the best you can be for the child or young person in your care.
The in-depth training, support and services that Ikon provide are available for you to work them in around your day to day life.
Your own life experiences when combined with our fostering training and support, will make you feel empowered to make. decisions. These decisions are the ones needed to ensure that the child in your care grows up as a well-rounded adult within their community.
Ikon Foster carers enjoy the variety and challenge that comes with making a real difference. A generous allowance will be made available to you for everything a child in your care needs to be happy and healthy.
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.
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