Welcome to Fostering Devon

Do you have the dedication to make vulnerable young lives better, and a spare room? Have you considered a career with us?

We need more foster carers across Devon for 0 – 18 year olds. We are particularly keen to hear from people with the knowledge and skills to provide for teenagers and young people with complex and challenging needs.

If you have the relevant skills this could extend to Child and Parent fostering or Youth Justice fostering. We are also looking for DYPAS carers who can provide a safe and nurturing environment for 16 and 17 years olds who need to develop independent living skills.

All our foster carers receive exceptional support and training as well as competitive rates of pay. Fostering is a big commitment for any household to make, but we’re confident that you’ll find that the rewards are definitely worth it. If you think you have the skills and compassion needed, please do get in touch for an informal, in confidence chat.

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North Devon social worker scoops national Fostering Network award

A social worker from North Devon has won a national award for the work she does with foster carers and their families. Continue reading

Foster a Future

We’re looking for Foster Carers in Devon who think they might have the skills, experience and willingness to look after a young person who has arrived in the UK unaccompanied. If you think you possess the ability to care for … Continue reading

Foster Talk Membership

We have recently started working with Foster Talk to provide independent support to all our foster carers.  Your individual memberships started on the 1st November, and if you haven’t already received your welcome pack you will do soon. You can access … Continue reading

Help us spread the word

We have recently launched a new ‘I can foster’ recruitment campaign to help find more foster carers for some of the 684 children in care in Devon. Listen out for our new radio adverts voiced by our own foster carers, … Continue reading