Enquire Now About Membership
FosterTalk has over 12 years of experience in providing support services to the fostering sector. Using our dedicated team of qualified and experienced advisers; FosterTalk is able to advise fostering service staff via our organisational membership which includes helplines in a wide range of areas. Download our organisational membership leaflet here.
If you’re an employee of a fostering service and you would like your employer to partner FosterTalk, contact us and we can visit them to fully explain our organisational membership.
For all membership enquiries, call us on 01527 836 910.
Our organisational membership includes:
Professional advice and guidance on fostering mattersRead more
Organisational staff members can access good practice guidance on all aspects of fostering. Some of the topics may include:
- assessments, approvals and reviews
- staying put
- delegated authority
- regulation, legislation and national minimum standards
- allegations handling and supporting foster carers during allegations
Our practice advice and guidance service is available between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday and can be accessed via telephone and email.
Downloadable information leafletsRead more
Members will have access to pdf files on key topics such as safe caring, supporting foster carers during allegations, supervision and support, tax and benefits.
Foster carer and staff trainingRead more
Members will benefit from reduced rates for staff and foster carer training on key topics including:
- supporting foster carers during allegations – staff training
- Managing allegations – foster carer training
- Special Guardianship Orders – foster carer information/training
Discounted rates for attendance at FosterTalk events and roadshowsRead more
FosterTalk hosts many events around the UK to support foster carers and fostering service workers in a range of topics including foster carer finances, allegations and retirement planning.
24 hour legal advice on all legal mattersRead more
Members can access our team of legal advisers to discuss any legal or legal related matters 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
24 hour counselling support lineRead more
Members will have round the clock access to our team of qualified counsellors or can offer telephone support on personal and stress related matters.
24 hour medical/first aid helplineRead more
Members have access to a medical and first aid helpline as part of their organisational membership. FosterTalk members have the peace of mind of having access to our 24-hour telephone advice on medical and healthcare matters, including practical advice regarding first aid.
Members can access over 4,500 fantastic discounts/offers on lifestyle products and services across the UK through our online service.
Tax, accountancy, National Insurance and benefits adviceRead more
Members have access to advice and guidance from qualified tax advisers.
You can get help on issues such as:
- Personal tax
- National Insurance
- Inheritance tax
- Capital Gains tax
- Guidance and support
Personal finance advice – mortgages, retirement planning and savingsRead more
As a FosterTalk member you can benefit from practical, affordable advice specific to you and could improve your financial situation. Our professional financial advisers are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
Education supportRead more
Our Education Advisory Service is just a phone call away, offering support and advice on a range of education issues, including:
- School admissions and appeals
- School exclusions and appeals
- Special needs and how to access additional support
- Homework, planning and guidance
- Moving/changing schools
- Leaving school
- Further education, and much more…
Unlimited access to online learningRead more
FosterTalk members can also benefit from unlimited access to a huge range of online lessons, interactive resources, worksheets and tests for all ages. Simply login to the members’ area of FosterTalk’s website here
The award winning website is for use by pupils, parents, carers and teachers. They provide complete coverage of the core curriculum, starting with reception and finishing at AS level, through a huge range of lessons, interactive resources, worksheets and tests delivered in one handy online resource.
FosterTalk magazineRead more
Members will have access to our quarterly fostering magazine full of hot topics and useful information covering a range of fostering related matters.
How to contact us
To find out more about our organisational membership or to ask about our prices, please call us on 01527 836910 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We undertake to respond to all telephone and email enquiries either the same or next working day.