Why foster for Walsall Council?

Walsall Council recognises the essential role that foster carers play in supporting looked after children. People who foster with us will receive:

  • dedicated team of social workers on hand to help you deal with anything that crops up;
  • a vigorous foster carers association whose members are always ready with a chat or just a cup of tea;
  • peer support coordinator and buddying scheme;
  • 24 hour confidential counseling service available to all foster carers; and
  • full and comprehensive training to develop your knowledge and skills
  • generous salary which increases as your skills and experience grow