Can I foster? Find out in our short quiz!

We welcome foster carers from all walks of life to foster with us.


Our fostering community is made up of over 122 families from a wide range of faiths, ethnicities and backgrounds, who meet up regularly and support each other alongside our wider social work team.



Are you aged over 21?

Yes

No



Do you have a spare bedroom in your home?

Yes

No



Do you currently have any children living in your home?

Yes

No



Do you smoke or vape?

Yes

No



Do you have a criminal record?

Yes

No



Do you have any pets?

Yes

No



Do you live in the South Yorkshire area?

Yes

No



What is the main reason for you to consider fostering with Fostering Rotherham?

Supporting local children in the Rotherham area

I want to give back to the local community

I know somebody who fosters and would like to follow in their footsteps

I already foster and would like to transfer to my local council



Whether you are ready to begin your fostering journey with Fostering Rotherham or simply want to learn more about foster care in the Rotherham area, we would love to speak with you and answer any questions you may have.



Would you like to speak to a member of our team?

We host regular virtual drop in sessions, where you can chat directly with Rotherham foster carers who have been through the application process and likely had the same questions you have when they began their fostering journey! Find out when our next event is and reserve your free ticket here.


Alternatively, you may want to speak to one of our friendly fostering team 1:1 over the phone - book a time and date that suits you here.


We hope to hear from you soon!