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Is it worth it to be a foster parent?
it is not a way to make money All types of foster parents are needed in every part of our country. Being a successful foster parent is hard work and it requires opening yourself and your home. Yet, foster parenting can be the most gratifying work you will ever consider. The heart of it, of course, is working with children and their families.
What is the hardest part about being a foster parent?
Parenting a Foster Child The toughest part about being a foster parent is the uncertainty. We never knew how long a child would be in our home and we never knew for certain where a child would go next. And while I didn’t like that feeling of uncertainty, it was clearly much worse for the child.
How old do you have to be to foster a child?
REQUIREMENTS PROCESSES Foster parents must be at least 21 years old, pass background clearances, and be in good physical health. Our most successful foster parents are open-minded, dependable, patient and willing to try different parenting styles for children with different needs.
What do you need to become a foster parent?
To become a foster parent you need to be: a UK resident or have indefinite leave to remain able to take care of a child or young person, often on a full-time basis How long you care for the child depends on the type of foster care.