Our Resources

Our aim is to help support carers in a variety of different ways.


Caring for children in your home you will incur not only the basic costs of food, clothes, toys and utilities. But a host of other expenses that pop up where children are concerned. The fostering allowance is not only there to help you cover these expenses but also to compensate you in the process.

Foster Carer Handbook

The Sutton's Foster Carers' Handbook has been developed with the assistance of foster carers and contains useful contacts as well as policies and procedures regarding foster caring in Sutton.


Download information such as newsletters, policies and various documents relevant to foster carers.


Training for new and existing Foster Carers is critical to ensure we have the right skills and professional qualifications.


Sutton Foster Carer Association (along with the Fostering Team in Social Services, Children in Care Council and MyLifeMyFuture Team) arrange a number of events for children and carers.

Free Cycle

How about exchanging your unwanted toys and accessories with another foster family?

Tax Guide

Government guidlines regarding Foster carers' allowances to cover the cost of caring for a child. The rate changes every April.

Recruitment Info

Sutton needs foster carers for children of all ages including babies, toddlers and children under 10 years as well as older children and young people up to the age of 16 years. Talk with us today to see what might suit you.