News | Fostering and Relationship Status – Everything You Need to Know People thinking about becoming a foster carer often have questions regarding their relationship status. This is largely because at one time, fostering agencies only considered married applicants. However, foster care has come a long way over the years and the rules regarding who can apply have changed dramatically. News | Applying for University as a Care Leaver In England just 6% of looked after children and care leavers are in higher education, with only 15% achieving 5 A*- C GCSE’s. There is support available to help care leavers looking to attend college or university, and we want to ensure that they know about it. News | Foster Care and Taxes – Everything You Need to Know Many people are surprised that fostering is classed as self-employed.