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Changing Lives Together: Why choose Blue Sky Fostering?

Why Choose Blue Sky

At Blue Sky Fostering we’re proud to stand out from the crowd by giving our foster carers exceptional and unrivalled fostering packages, including all they need to help achieve the best possible outcomes for vulnerable children and young people in their care, providing localised support from Kent to Cornwall and up to the Cotswolds.

Why Blue Sky?

Fostering is a rewarding career that allows you to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people, giving them a chance for a better future.

  • We offer a competitive weekly fostering allowance that includes tax exemption and tax relief, as well as an attractive benefits package for all our carers.
  • Our dedicated team provides unrivalled support, 24 hours a day, every day of the year, to help guide and assist you throughout your fostering journey.
  • We understand that fostering comes with its challenges, but our comprehensive and ongoing training programs are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to handle any situation.
  • It's essential to take care of yourself to provide the best care for others. That's why we offer paid respite to help you recharge and take some time for yourself.
  • At Blue Sky Fostering, we believe in supporting our young people in every way possible. We were the first independent agency to offer the Duke of Edinburgh Award to our foster children, and we recently introduced new local awards to recognize the achievements of our younger children.
  • We value our foster carers and believe in celebrating their hard work. That's why we organize the annual Blue Sky Fest, where everyone is invited to come together for family activities, live music, and even a relaxation tent for carers.
Fostering can now help you get on the property ladder

Renting your home is not a barrier to fostering, in fact many of our foster carer's rent. With the rising cost of homes in the UK, it can be a challenge for foster carers to become homeowners. However, we are pleased to see that Virgin Money has just announced that they will now include foster care income in its normal self-employed policy, making owning a home and fostering more achievable.

We’re glad to see this clear shift to acknowledge the hard work and dedication foster carers show every day, supporting the sector of over 50,000 households.

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If you’re interested in becoming a foster carer, we’d love to hear from you! OR Telephone: 0800 035 6499


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Date published

10 March 2023

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