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1. Ideal foster parents should preferably have:

  • Fondness for children, experience and ability in child care
  • Adequate care plans for children
  • Appropriate attitudes and skills in parenting and nurturing children
  • Primary education standard or above
  • Good health and stable emotion
  • Happy family life and stable living
  • Stable financial condition, such as having sufficient income, savings or disposable assets
  • Tidy, clean and safe living environment
  • Adequate living space, including provision of separate beds and activity space for foster children
  • Consent from all family members to participate in foster care service
  • Willingness to accept investigation and guidance by social workers

2. Foster Care Allowance 

Serving foster parents will receive
  • Foster care allowance for maintenance of foster children’s expenses
  • Incentive payment for foster parents
  • One-off Setting up grant

3. To become foster parents

Please contact Po Leung Kuk Foster Care Service hotline or Central Foster Care Unit of the Social Welfare Department 

Po Leung Kuk Foster Care Service
Hotline  :2882 9933
Fax No. : 2798 8689
Address : 66 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Central Foster Care Unit of the Social Welfare Department
Address    : Room 2202, 22/F., Southorn Centre, 130 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel. No.    : 2573 2282
Fax No.    : 2573 2120