Boy and man playing computer game

About Fostering

Find out what fostering is, the different ways to foster and the children who need fostering.

Learn more about fostering

Girl wearing headphones with a drink

Why foster with us?

Information about our fees and allowances and the practical and emotional support we offer.

Learn more about our fostering service

Girls being musical

How to become a foster carer

Learn all about the steps involved to becoming a foster carer and the journey to approval.

Learn more about fostering

Fostering together

We are an inclusive authority who positively encourage members of the LGBTQ+ community to foster with us

A network of support

Through the Mockingbird Family Model, we provide enhanced support to our foster families

Teenage girl and foster mum with laptop

"*" indicates required fields

Your name*
About you*
Sign up for our Thinking about Fostering e-newsletter