Becoming a Foster Carer in Kent

Learn more about our local offices & becoming a foster carer in kent

Compass Fostering South East is one of the leading private fostering agencies in kent. We know how hard our foster parents work and we value the amazing commitment they are making when they become a foster carer.

We urgently need more fosters in Kent. That’s why Compass Fostering South East have local offices across Kent to support:

  • Fostering in Kent
  • Fostering in Gravesend
  • Fostering in Whitstable

If you are from a Local Authority, and want to discuss a fostering placement in the Eastern region, please call: 01227 479444.

Find your nearest Compass Fostering office

If you’d like to know more about fostering, or need support, your local office is the place to start. In the East, you’ll find our Compass Fostering offices in:

Training & Support

We have monthly support groups in
• Whitstable – Bi-monthly • Ashford – Bi-monthly

Your Senior South East Team

Meet the key members of our team dedicated to fostering success:

Catherine Moore - Compass Fostering Head of Fostering South East

Catherine Moore

Head of Fostering

Juliet Newman - Operations Manager for Compass Fostering Eastern

Deborah Hill

Operations Manager

Kent Fostering Allowances

We recognise that looking after a child or young person has financial implications which is why as a foster carer you are paid a weekly competitive fostering allowance which is made up of a professional fee for yourself and also a day to day living allowance for the child. There are a number of different factors which contribute to how much foster carers are paid per week. Compass average payments of £370 for every child per week living in your home. You can learn more about fostering Kent pay here.

Training & Support

We run regular training and support sessions and ocal support groups for foster carers at various locations around Kent. This is to make sure we can support you no matter where you are located!

Becoming a foster carer in Kent

If you’d like to learn more about fostering children, just complete the form on this page. You’ll then get a full info pack, containing everything you need to start your successful fostering journey with Compass.

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