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

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

What's new?

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

Has lockdown given you time to reflect?

For many the lockdown has allowed an opportunity for reflection and the time to think about a change of career. If you’re considering taking on a more caring role, we’d love to hear from you! Here at Fostering Devon we’re … Continue reading

Watch Ellie and Owen’s films

Ellie and Owen were both aged 12 when they were fostered by our carers. Today they share their stories and explain what a difference their foster carers made to their lives.