Call us on 0800 0857 989

ISP, The Old Church, High Street, Rainham, Kent, ME8 8AY


There’s a national shortage of foster carers available to care for some of our most vulnerable children and young people and we’re looking to find passionate and dedicated individuals who are interested in fostering in Dartford.

As the UK’s first independent fostering agency and founders of therapeutic foster care, we have over 30 years’ experience in training and developing professional foster carers, helping them to make an extraordinary difference.

Whether you’re new to fostering or looking to transfer, we’ll provide you with the specialist training and extensive 24/7 support that’ll help you become a true fostering professional.


Becoming a foster parent is one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do – you’re giving a child, who may not have had the best start in life, a chance to flourish with your love, care and understanding.

Plus, the process may not be as difficult as you think – we’ll aim to complete your fostering assessment within 4-6 months. However, we’ll always move at a pace that’s right for you.

foster family having fun at a local fostering event

Extensive support, whenever you need it

As a therapeutic fostering agency, we work with children and young people in Chatham with complex needs. While this is incredibly rewarding, we also know that it can be challenging at times.

Over many years, we’ve developed a wrap-around support package that our foster parents can tap into, whenever they need it – you’re only ever a phone call away from professional advice and specialist services.

Just some of the professional support we offer includes;

  • Dedicated Social Worker
  • Therapists
  • Educational experts
  • Fostering advisors

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Meet the Chatham team

You’ll benefit from a dedicated team of professionals to help you support the young person in your care. This includes your very own social worker and also a fostering advisor, who may have been a foster carer in the past or still fostering.

We couldn’t have done this without the support from the whole team at ISP Rainham

Daniel and Susan, ISP Foster Parents

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Whether you're looking for more information or you're ready to apply, we're here to help you on your journey.

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Call us on 0800 0857 989

ISP, The Old Church, High Street, Rainham, Kent, ME8 8AY


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