Assessment Process

The length of your assessment process is depends greatly on your availability and flexibility. Provided there are no unforeseen delays and you are able to attend a preparation course within a couple of months of your initial enquiry, the...

FAQs

We are interested in hearing from people that reflect the ethnic, cultural and religious backgrounds of children and young people in care; namely • Muslim • White • Black • mixed parentage • and Asian people. You don’t have...

Support for Carers

Sankofa Care values the work foster carers do and their contribution to the lives of children and young people in their care. Appropriate support for foster families is therefore vitally important to a successful placement. Creative and flexible support...

Types Of Placements

In thinking about fostering, it might be worth considering the types of placements that will suit your living situation and family set-up; some of our carers are approved for all categories of placements, whilst others are approved for only...

What Is Fostering?

Fostering involves caring for children in your own home whilst their own parent/s are unable to look after them. Foster carers look after children for periods lasting between one day and several years; the average is somewhere in between....

Who Needs Fostering?

Children needing foster care are of all ages and come from all different types of backgrounds and heritages. We therefore very keen to hear from people who reflect this diversity.What all children needing fostering have in common is that,...