Find out if fostering is right for you - information about who can foster, the process, payments and your common questions answered.

Can I foster?

Find out if you can become a foster carer with East Riding of Yorkshire Council

All about fostering


Find out what payments and allowances you may be entitled to

Fostering payments


Find out about the support you will receive

Fostering support

Attend a fostering event

Our free fostering events, which we hold regularly, are an opportunity for you to come and find out if fostering is right for you. We have a presentation which covers the assessment process, training and much more.

Upcoming events

View the fostering events page for details of all of our events.

Don't take our word for it!

Hear what our foster carers have to say