Enquire about becoming a foster carer

Thank you for your interest in becoming a foster carer with Barking and Dagenham. Answer the questions on this form so that we can gain an understanding of your circumstances. Once you have submitted your completed application form you will hear from us shortly.

The information you provide on the form will be processed in line with our data protection policy.

By applying your name will be held confidentially on a database of fostering applicants. All information that we receive will be treated in the strictest confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties.

By submitting the fostering web application form you are consenting to the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham Fostering Team storing your information on their database.

Personal data in this form may be used only in accordance with London Borough of Barking and Dagenham notification under the Data Protection Act 1998 and in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

To comply with statutory and Government requirements, data may be disclosed to external agencies such as (but not exclusively): Local PCT, local NHS, care agencies, police or courts.

The London Borough Barking and Dagenham will not disclose any personal information to any other third parties, except where required by law, without your express consent.

Personal data may, in exceptional circumstances where the public interest outweighs the individual’s rights to privacy, be released under the auspices of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.