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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?

New Regular Savings policy launches

We’re introducing a new Regular Savings policy for young people in care aged under 18. As corporate parents to 812 children who have been placed in our care, we want to give our young the best possible life as adults. … Continue reading


Foster Care Fortnight 2022 starts on Monday (9 May) and runs through until Sunday 22 May. It’s the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise awareness of the power of fostering, this year they are celebrating the fostering community and we’ll be taking … Continue reading

We’ve signed the #MyThingsMatter pledge

Fostering Devon is one of 17 local authorities to sign up to the has signed up to the National Youth Advocacy Service #MyThingsMatter pledge, making a promise to improve the moving experience for children in our care. 1 in 3 … Continue reading