This page is for all our existing foster carers. Here you will find helpful documents, training sessions and practice issues. All downloads and links will open in a new window.

 

Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose 2018/19

 

Foster Carers' Charter

Foster Carers' Charter

 

National Minimum Standards

The National Minimum Standards are designed to be applicable to the wide variety of different types of fostering service. Many providers will aspire to exceed these standards and develop their service in order to achieve excellence.

 

Training Guide 2016/17 for Merton Foster Carers

This guide contains details of the courses, which are being offered to all of Merton's foster carers and Supported Lodgings carers.

Training Guide 2016/17

 

Training Guide 2015/16 for Merton Foster Carers

This guide contains details of the courses, which are being offered to all of Merton's foster carers and Supported Lodgings carers.

Training Guide 2015/16

 

Guide to Fostering Booklets for Children and Young People

Children and Young Person's Guide to Fostering

A Guide to Fostering for Children (4-10)

 

Funding for two-year old Looked After Children

Download our Free Childcare for Two-Year Olds booklet or visit Free Childcare for Two-Year Olds

 

Other resources and links

Information on Safeguarding including Merton's Child Protection Procedures:

Merton Safeguarding Children Board

Child Protection Procedures

 

Take the next step

Complete an enquiry form

Freephone: 0800 073 0874
Telephone: 020 8545 4070
Email: fostering@merton.gov.uk