Why change agencies?
Are you experiencing long periods when you do not have a child in placement? You may feel undervalued or you may not be getting the right support as a foster carer. If for any reason you wish to transfer to Merton we will help to make the process as smooth as possible.
Benefits of fostering for Merton
- We offer all our placements to Merton foster carers before approaching independent fostering agencies
- We are not a profit making organisation
- The support we give to our foster carers is of paramount importance, 24 hours a day, 365 days per year
- We work hard to progress your career a foster carer with an increase in allowances and on-going training and reviews
The transfer process
We have a comprehensive system in place to make your transfer as smooth as possible. We aim to complete your assessment within 3 months.
We follow The Fostering Network's transfer of foster carers protocol which can be viewed here: https://www.fostering.net/all-about-fostering/resources/good-practice-guidance/transfer-foster-carers-protocol-england-2015-Reissued#.VovPSfmLQdU
What to do next
If you wish to transfer to Merton, please get in touch:
Call: 0800 073 0874/020 8545 4070
or give us a call on freephone 0800 073 0874
or alternatively dial 020 8545 4070 from a mobile