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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?

**Children in Care Awards – nominations are open**

It may be a little different this year but we are still inviting nominations and hope to hold an event later in April to celebrate Devon’s Children in Care. Do you know a child or young person in care that … Continue reading

Fostering Devon supports #fosterforyourcouncil

This week marks the start of #fosterforyourcouncil . We’re working together with other local authorities across the region in the lead up to Christmas, to encourage people to foster with us. Throughout December we’ll be sharing heart-warming stories from our … Continue reading

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