Foster a Roman Catholic child

Become a foster parent and make an enduring difference to a child's life.

Interested in fostering a Catholic child?

Our goal is simple - to give every child we care for the best start in life with foster parents who can provide not only a caring home, but by meeting their individual cultural and religious needs.

Foster parents do amazing work every day with children that are unable to live with their own families. In England, 79,000 children are in foster care.  We need Roman Catholic foster parents to meet the cultural and religious needs of children from Roman Catholic backgrounds, as we believe every child deserves to grow up in a loving, nurturing family home – somewhere they can feel valued and have their own identity.

That’s why we’re one of the only independent fostering agencies providing bespoke cultural and faith-based foster placements.

Could you offer a safe and stable home to a Roman Catholic child for as long as they need it?

By Phone

One of our team is available to talk to you over the phone to answer any of your fostering queries.

0800 917 7937

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Why is ACS right for you?

We are a multi-cultural fostering service, we have White, Black and Asian foster parents which enables us to specialise in providing cultural placement matches for children of faith and non-faith.

Our multi-disciplinary team come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we believe that by passing on our knowledge and experience to you, you’ll be able to make a vital difference to children in need of foster care. We are committed to offering all the support you need to succeed.

We hear all the time from fostering applicants, how they have been turned away from other fostering providers, because of their commitment to church or mosque attendance.  Here at ACS your faith will be treated with respect.  We welcome people of faith, which had led to a truly diverse team.  We also welcome people of no faith, who foster with us, because they appreciate our great family feel and our culture for respect, openness and tolerance.

When you foster with us, you’ll receive:

  • Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • A generous financial package
  • A comprehensive training programme
  • Regular peer group meetings
  • A calendar of events, activities and days out for you, your family and the children you care for
  • Access to key local community groups and further support resources
  • Regular home support visits from your personal Link Worker
  • Paid respite

Could you foster a Roman Catholic child?

You don’t need to be married to foster, or even living with a partner, we welcome people regardless of their relationship status or sexuality.  All we ask is:

  • You have a spare bedroom?
  • You are over 21 years old?
  • You enjoy the company of young people?
  • You have a sense of humour and the ability to see the positive wherever possible?

If this is you, we’d love to hear from you.

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Great rewards and benefits for foster parents

At ACS, our foster parents have a great online portal, giving them access to all our latest news, fostering resources and amazing discounts at hundreds of popular retailers, restaurants and family days out.

Finance & Allowances

Visit our financial calculator to see how much you could earn as a foster parent for ACS.

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Apply to foster

Ready to apply to become a foster parent?  At ACS we are here to help you every step of the way.  Get in touch today.

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Ildiko's Story

“ACS is great to work with and they offer training opportunities to improve our skills. They treat us like equals and there are no worries about calling them.”

Ildiko, ACS foster parent

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By Phone

One of our team is available to talk to you over the phone to answer any of your fostering queries.

0800 917 7937

Live chat

Have a chat with one of our dedicated fostering professionals

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Active Care Solutions, 34-35 Pure Office, Broadwell Rd, Oldbury, B69 4BY