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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 800+ 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? The latest information and resources are here to help you.

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

What's new?

Recruiting families for siblings

Keeping brothers and sisters together is incredibly important to us at Fostering Devon. We’re currently looking for foster families for Devon’s siblings – both experienced carers and those new to fostering. Giving the opportunity for brothers and sisters to be … Continue reading

Devon calls for more child and parent foster carers

There’s a shortage of specialist ‘child and parent’ foster carers in Devon, working alongside birth parents to help them develop their parenting skills and keeping them together as a family. The first few months of parenthood are a crucial time, … Continue reading

Do you have what it takes to foster a teenager?

Fostering a teenager is one of the most rewarding and challenging roles you may ever take on. Devon currently needs more foster carers for children aged 11+ across the county, but especially in the Exeter area. Continue reading