Thank you for your interesting in becoming a foster carer with us. We’re DMR Services; an organisation founded in 2001 with service provisions including residential children’s homes, family contact centres and community social work services throughout central England; caring for and protecting some of our communities most vulnerable children and young people.
Now we need your help. We’re looking for caring individuals just like you to help us care and protect even more vulnerable children and young people in the West Midlands. Foster carers in the West Midlands play a vital role in protecting some of our communities most vulnerable. Care plays an important role in our child protection system. Currently there are over 77,000 children in care today. There are many reasons why a child may require foster care. In some circumstances, this may be because of a family breakdown or problems at home where the welfare of a child or young person is at risk. Each child or young person will have a different story; a story unique to them. They will all however faced separation from their birth family at some point. This may have occured when they were born or later on during their life. Every looked after child or young person who requires foster care in the West Midlands is in need of a safe and loving environment so they can thrive; an environment we hope you can provide.
We’re looking for people who can offer this environment; not superheros. Nearly anyone can become a professional foster carer in the West Midlands; making that all important positive change to a vulnerable child or young persons life is immensely rewarding. Fostering doesn’t have to require a life style change. There are many different fostering placement types available to West Midlands foster carers, that already fit into your current lifestyle including; short term foster placements, long term foster placements, parent and child foster placements and specialised foster placements. When we speak to potential West Midlands foster carers, they have usually said to themselves, “I don’t have the time to foster”. They couldn’t have been further from the truth. You choose your preferred fostering placement type that fits into your current lifestyle and commitments.