Welcome to Fostering Devon

Do you have the dedication to make vulnerable young lives better, and a spare room? Have you considered a career with us?

We need more foster carers across Devon for 0 – 18 year olds. We are particularly keen to hear from people with the knowledge and skills to provide for teenagers and young people with complex and challenging needs.

If you have the relevant skills this could extend to Child and Parent fostering or Youth Justice fostering. We are also looking for DYPAS carers who can provide a safe and nurturing environment for 16 and 17 years olds who need to develop independent living skills.

All our foster carers receive exceptional support and training as well as competitive rates of pay. Fostering is a big commitment for any household to make, but we’re confident that you’ll find that the rewards are definitely worth it. If you think you have the skills and compassion needed, please do get in touch for an informal, in confidence chat.

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What's new?

University for Care Leavers – what’s it all about?

A roadshow of events are taking place across the South West between April to June 2018 – specifically for Foster Carers, Social Workers or Personal Advisers who work with Looked After young people. Each event will run from 10am to … Continue reading

Foster a Future

We’re looking for Foster Carers in Devon who think they might have the skills, experience and willingness to look after a young person who has arrived in the UK unaccompanied. If you think you possess the ability to care for … Continue reading

Foster Talk Membership

We have recently started working with Foster Talk to provide independent support to all our foster carers.  Your individual memberships started on the 1st November, and if you haven’t already received your welcome pack you will do soon. You can access … Continue reading