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We are actively seeking foster carers in the South West

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Welcome to The Fostering Foundation

… and we mean it – Welcome!

Be this your first visit to our website because you are considering becoming a foster carer or if you are already fostering with us at The Fostering Foundation – we trust that the website gives you all the information you are looking for.

If you are starting out on your fostering ‘journey’ then please take a look through the website, the FAQs and details of the various locations we serve in the South West.

We would be happy to answer any question relating to fostering – regardless of which provider you might select. Our experienced and friendly team will provide an honest insight from years working within the fostering community and be able to assist you with anything that you might ‘throw’ at them.

This could include meeting with one of our existing fostering families to see how things are with them and to get an understanding of what real life fostering is about.

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For all you need to know about becoming a carer – simply fill in your details below for your free information pack.

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“We care, because you want to…”

Our Locations

South West

This office is also our ‘HQ’, and covers the South West. We have lots of toys to keep the children busy if you need a chat!

46-47 Brook Street
PL19 0HE

01822 618068


Our team are based across the region enabling them to be with you quickly for any help, advice or just a welcome chat that’s needed.


01884 211816


Ideally located to look after families in Bristol, Wiltshire and surrounding counties and a great drop-in office if you are out and about!

74a Regent Street
BS15 8JA

0117 967 3744

“Such a great service, we couldn’t ask for anything more…”

Welcome back…

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The three Cs

Coffee, cakes and chat! This morning, the Wessex team held their first coffee morning at The Mulberry Tree Café at Exeter Community Centre. This was a great opportunity for carers to meet up, [...]

Digital Wellbeing

On 22nd January, some of our Wessex foster carers attended Digital Wellbeing training, run by Dialogue Training. The training was very interesting and thought provoking, covering a range of [...]

DDP Training

Two staff from the Wessex team attended Dyadic Developmental Practice Psychotherapy and Parenting this week (DDP) The content of the course included: – Theoretical foundations to DDP Learn [...]

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