Brighter futures
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Welcome to Beacon Fostering, a leading provider in therapeutic foster care. Our mission is to support foster families across the North West, and our decades of experience allow us to approach this in a professional, yet friendly, way.

We at Beacon Fostering aim to be a light in the lives of many - brighter futures start here.

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We at Beacon Fostering understand that the process of fostering can be a bit daunting. That’s why we’re here to guide you along the way, offering expert advice and unmatched care in a supportive and encouraging environment. Reach out now for more information on how to begin the process.
If you feel prepared to take the first steps with Beacon Fostering, we’re confident that we can offer you the support you need. From fees and allowances to training and resources, our team will be there to answer any questions, or just be a listening ear throughout your journey.
Transferring to Beacon Fostering is a quick and simple process, and we will be there to guide you throughout. We have an excellent support network on hand who can help the process remain as smooth as possible, and you will be able to gain instant access to our friendly community and comprehensive training.
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Beacon Fostering?

At Beacon Fostering, families are at the heart of what we do. With years of experience, specialist training and comprehensive support packages available, our beliefs and ethos align with the families we work with, to ensure they have access to the most nurturing environment in which to grow.
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We have comprehensive packages available to give families that extra feeling of security and peace of mind.

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When you foster with Beacon, you will be granted access to bespoke online training courses, along with skills workshops and support from local offices with any questions throughout the process.

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At Beacon Fostering, our mission is to match children and young people with families that enjoy similar hobbies, interests and outlooks, so both parties can thrive together.

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We have several offices available throughout the North West where families and children / young people can access support and 1:1 therapeutic counselling.

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Children and young people fostered through Beacon will be eligible for a £500 grant, that can be put towards any hobbies and interests they wish to pursue.

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Once they have left care, young people who were fostered through Beacon will have access to ongoing care to support them through higher education and, ultimately, their careers.

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What foster carers are
saying about Beacon Fostering

“This role is one of my favourites – every day is different, with new challenges, and every day brings new rewards.”
“We have been fostering for the last 8 years, and it is great to feel part of the family. At the beginning, we thought it was a tough and challenging role, but the “Skills To Foster” training and whole assessment process was informative and helpful. It gave us a real insight into what we could expect and the support we would receive.”
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Foster Allowance Calculator

Our Finance Calculator can give you an idea of what your fostering income could be if you fostered continuously for a year.

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Learn more about the steps to become a foster carer.

Click on any of the steps to learn more about the individual stages.

Share your contact details with Beacon via website, email or over the phone

This will be an opportunity to discuss your interest to foster, along with covering any initial questions

A visit will then be conducted to the person’s home, where an extended discussion will take place

This is where you will formally apply to become a foster carer

This will be carried out with you by a dedicated social worker

You will then attend a panel to discuss your application, and complete the assessment to become a foster parent

The panel will be reviewed, and a decision will be made on whether to confirm your approval

Once your application is approved, you will begin your induction and be welcomed into the Beacon family

If you want to apply to become a foster carer, or have any questions about the process, reach out to us below and request a callback.