independent fostering agency

Surrounding people with specialist support

A blanket of care for children and young people with complex needs to support their development and progress, whilst guiding foster parents with professional therapeutic services.

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  • 12 locations nationwide
  • All rated 'Outstanding' or 'Good' by Ofsted
  • Dedicated, professional teams
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A circle of support

Working with children and young people with complex needs, we surround them and their foster parents with a strong and highly trained team to make sure they’re fully supported at every step.

Offering friendly and non-judgemental support, we help them understand and change behaviours, giving everyone the opportunity to grow from strength to strength.

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Training at ISP

Professional development opportunities

Our aim is to help our foster parents become as knowledgeable as possible because that improves the experiences of the children and young people in their care.

As well as ongoing specialist courses, such as Autism Awareness, Theraplay and Foetal Alcohol Syndrome, there's also an opportunity to gain professional qualifications, including an NVQ3 or QCF level 3 in Health & Social Care.

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Great allowance & rewards

We offer a competitive weekly allowance, around £500 per child, to cover the cost of the child as well as provide you with a professional fee for all your hard work and dedication. 

We also pay additional allowances to go towards holidays, summer activities and school uniform and you'll have access to our rewards platform, where you can find hundreds of discounts for family days out, shops, restaurants and more. 

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Pam & John’s story

Pam & John have fostered with us for more than 20 years and have cared for over 100 children, mostly long-term but also respite too. They have plenty of advice for anyone considering becoming a foster parent...

How to become a foster parent

Fostering stories

Transfer fostering agency process

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