Become a foster carer with Foster Careline

Foster care can be challenging but brings great reward when you know your efforts have improved a child’s experience of life. We're here to guide you every step of the way.

Who can foster?

Fostering welcomes people from all walks of life. Find out the basic criteria you’ll need to meet to start you on your journey.

The fostering process

We are here to support and guide you through the assessment and training. Find out what’s involved here.

Meet our carers

Hear from some the foster families we work with across the North West and discover more about their fostering journeys.


If you are new to the world of fostering, we know the amount of information available can be overwhelming. Head to our ‘frequently asked’ page to help break down some of the most common questions we receive about fostering in the Cheshire, Liverpool or Lancashire areas.

Could you improve a child’s experience of life?

If you would like to find out more about the skills and qualities we’re looking for in a foster carer, we would love to hear from you.