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?

Fostering Devon attends Spectrum at Met Office

As part of the drive to recruit more foster carers for Devon from the LGBTI community, and coinciding with LGBT+ Fostering week from 2nd – 8th March, Fostering Devon attended Spectrum – an LGBTI event organised by Civil Service Local … 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.

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