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Registering your interest
If you are interested in finding out more about the adventure of fostering and think you can help us make a difference, please complete an online expression of interest form or contact Trafford Fostering Service on 0161 912 3558 or 0800 054 6777.
Our Fostering Recruitment Officer is available to talk to you between 8.30am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Who needs foster care?
Children and young people who need foster carers vary in age from babies to teenagers and have a variety of needs.
Qualities of foster carers
You don't have to be superhuman! On this page you will find information about the qualities we look for in prospective foster carers.
Common questions you may have
If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, you may have questions you would like to ask first. This page gives answers to some of the common questions we are asked.
What support is available?
On this page you can find information about the support we can offer you when become a foster carer.
Me2 Foster Care
Could you work with vulnerable young people who, at times, may present with challenging behaviour? Me2 is recruiting foster carers to work in its pioneering programme.
Short breaks for disabled children
Make a real difference to lives of disabled children and their families in Trafford. We need people like you to spend time with disabled children, have fun and involve them in everyday activities in your home or in the community.
Private Fostering occurs when a child or young person is being looked after by an adult for 28 days or more as part of an arrangement between a parent and a carer.