Becoming a foster carer in the Home Counties

With your love and our support, they’ll get the life they deserve

Would you believe there are over 4000 foster families across the Home Counties? That’s a huge difference people like you are making. To start changing lives too, join our community. It’s rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.

Let’s talk!

You can sign up now or ask questions about who you can foster, whether you’re fostering material, or anything else to do with fostering in the Home Counties by using our contact form. We’ll call you back as soon as possible.

If you’d like to talk to us straight away, call your local expert on 0808 284 9215.

We can’t wait to help you start your foster family.

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Where you’ll find us

We provide support for foster carers right across the Home Counties, so whether you’re planning on fostering in Milton Keynes, Oxford, Bedford or Reading, a helping hand is never far away.

Your support networks, assessments and training is always local. And 24/7 support is always only a phone call away.

We provide fostering services right across the UK, from the Home Counties and the South East to Wales and the West Midlands, so it’s easy to get started with fostering wherever you’re based.

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Support group centres

Are you fostering material?

Find out if starting a foster family is for you by taking our quiz. Whether you have formal qualifications or not, and no matter what your cultural background is, you could be the kind of person hundreds of children need.

Begin by answering yes or no to five quick questions.

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You’re perfect!

You’re not quite ready yet

It sounds like you’ve got the love to give and the time to spare. So we’d love to invite you to start your journey as a foster carer with us.

You need to be able to answer ‘yes’ to all the questions in our quiz to become a foster carer. Get in touch for some friendly advice about making the necessary changes to start your journey with us

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What would you like to know?

We’ll always be by your side to help you with anything we can. To find straight-forward answers to your questions, check the list below. Or give us a ring on 0808 284 9215 to talk to your local expert about fostering in the Home Counties.

What’s it like to be a foster family?

You’ll be blown away by the difference foster carers like you make to the children they care for. Here’s collection of stories from the Home Counties and the rest of the UK that prove it.

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Kevin's story

When Kevin first came into my life, he changed me forever, and I like to think I changed him too.

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David's Story

My husband Mike and I currently foster a 17-year-old unaccompanied asylum seeking young person called David.

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Laura's story

Laura came to us straight from hospital as a 2-year-old who was the size of a 3-month old baby due to severe neglect.

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