It’s easy to get fostering and adoption confused, as both provide stable, caring homes to young people who are unable to live with their birth families. However, there are many differences between the two in terms of the legality, purpose, demand, support offered and commitment.

Interested in fostering but not sure how it will change your life for the better? Here are five reasons you should consider becoming a foster carer:

We were delighted to celebrate the official launch of Step by Step Fostering on the 13th of March at Step by Step’s Aldershot headquarters.

Step by Step Fostering is now open, finding loving homes for children in care in the southeast of England.