10 reasons to become a Host and Support provider

Here are our top 10 reasons why you should become a Host and Support provider.

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Make a difference

By becoming a host and support provider, you can help young people in need and make a positive impact on their lives.

Develop life skills

Being a host and support provider offers an opportunity to develop your own life skills, such as communication, patience, and empathy.


Unlike traditional fostering, host and support providers can offer a more flexible arrangement that suits their lifestyle and availability.

Extra income

Becoming a host and support provider can provide an additional source of income, which can be helpful for those looking to supplement their income.


Personal satisfaction

Helping a young person to achieve their goals and aspirations can be an incredibly rewarding experience.

Training and support

As a host and support provider, you will receive training and support to help you provide the best possible care for your young person.

Enhanced social connections

Host and support providers often develop close relationships with their young people, which can provide a sense of companionship and social support.

Learn about different cultures

Supporting a young person from a different cultural background can offer an opportunity to learn and appreciate diverse cultures.

Make a lasting impact

Being a host and support provider can offer a chance to create a lasting impact on a young person's life, setting them up for a successful future.

Contributing to the community

Supporting young people in your community can help to build a stronger and more resilient community overall.