Welcome to Fostering Devon

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

We need more foster carers across Devon for the 760+ children in our care. We are particularly keen to hear from people with the knowledge and skills to care for teenagers and young people with complex and challenging needs.

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

Already a Fostering Devon carer? Click here for latest information and resources.

Fostering for another agency? We welcome transfers, find out more here.

What's new?

**Children in Care Awards – nominations are open**

Do you know a child or young person in care that you think has achieved something brilliant over the past 12 months? Would you like to celebrate their achievement? The annual Devon’s Children in Care Awards are NOW OPEN for … Continue reading

Fostering allowances

At Fostering Devon we pay a generous allowance of up to £489* per week, per child. Allowances are paid weekly, directly into your bank and cover all expenses of caring for a child and the time you spend looking after … Continue reading

Child and parent fostering – could it be for you?

Have you ever considered becoming a child and parent foster carer?  Sal and Keith are Fostering Devon carers who made the transition from mainstream fostering into offering specialist foster care and haven’t looked back.  Read Sal and Keith’s story.