Vineyard Fostering

About Vineyard Fostering

Vineyard Fostering is an Independent Fostering Agency that provides foster placements for children aged 0 – 18 years old, of either gender.

Enabling Best Outcomes For Children

Vineyard Fostering is an Independent Fostering Agency that provides foster placements for children aged 0 – 18 years old, of either gender.

We identify and recruit foster families that can offer a safe, secure, and caring home environment for children and young persons placed in our care by Local Authorities.

Vineyard Fostering is a Limited Company registered in England (Registration No 12806243) with offices at Hart House, Kimpton Road, Luton, LU2 0LB.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a warm, safe and loving family environment for children from diverse backgrounds and with varying needs, where they can be supported to thrive and achieve the best possible outcomes for them.

We believe that every child and young person has the right to:

Be healthy

Make a positive contribution

Stay safe

Achieve Economic Well being

Enjoy and achieve

We are committed to providing the quality of care that meets and supports the individual care needs of every child and young person, whilst promoting their choice because every child is unique. At Vineyard Fostering, we have a passionate commitment to the welfare of children and young people placed in our care and in ensuring that the standard and quality of our service provision promotes safe and secure family environments for them.

We believe children should grow up in circumstances consistent with safe and effective care. We value equality and diversity and promote this in our day-to-day practices.

Our up-to-date training courses and resources materials help to ensure our Staff and foster carers are well trained, adequately equipped with skills that will enable them to promote an excellent standard of care delivery to the children and young people. Vineyard Fostering is committed to working with placing Local Authorities and to assist them in meeting their objectives.

WHY CHOOSE VINEYARD Fostering?

Fostering is a rewarding service which could be life changing for a child or young person. At Vineyard, we understand the hugely important role that foster carers play in the lives of children and young people who are unable to live with their birth families, therefore, we provide premium support to our foster carers to enable them to fulfil their responsibilities and enable positive outcomes for the children or young people.

Excellent Support

When you join Vineyard, we support you through every step of your fostering journey to enable you to provide the best possible care for the child and young person in your care. You will be allocated a Supervising Social Worker who will work closely with you and be in touch with you on a regular basis. With our 24/7 support, family activities and events that we offer to our foster carers, you are never alone. We work with a dedicated team of professionals to support you with looking after the needs of the child. You will be able to contact our offices to speak to our staff team for guidance and advice or should you have any matter that needs to be resolved.

Training

We provide relevant information, resources and training on your journey to becoming a foster carer. At the start of your journey, you will receive a comprehensive induction with lots of relevant information.

After your approval, you will undertake mandatory as well as complimentary face to face and online training which will help to develop the knowledge and skills you need to succeed as a foster carer.

Generous Allowances

We value the important role our foster carers play in caring for and changing the lives of children and young people placed with them. To reward them for this service, we offer generous allowances designed to help towards the cost of looking after the child or young person.

FosterTalk membership

Our foster carers receive fostering advice, guidance, training and independent support through FosterTalk membership.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Please click on the link below for a copy of our Statement of Purpose which contains information on our service and operations.