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 750+ 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.

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It’s Sons and Daughters Month

October is Sons and Daughters Month, a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the vital contribution that the children of foster carers make to children in foster care. Fostering Devon is proud to support The Fostering Networks’ 2019 campaign and #FosteringTeachesYou competition, … Continue reading

Routes into STEM – Wed 13 November

The University of Exeter and Devon County Council are pleased to offer the opportunity for young people to visit and get a taste at a top university. The day is aimed at students in Care from schools based in Devon … 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.