News and Events

**Children in Care Awards – nominations open**

Do you know a child or young person in care that you think has achieved something brilliant over the past 12 months? Would you like to celebrate their achievement? The annual Devon’s Children in Care Awards are NOW OPEN for … Continue reading

Consultation: Fostering Fees and Allowances

UPDATE: The new Fostering and Fees Allowances Model was unanimously approved by cabinet on 10th October 2018.  You can watch the meeting here. Thank you to all carers and staff who participated in the process.  Work will continue over the coming … Continue reading

Strategy Group Minutes

Please click on the links below to view copies of the latest strategy group minutes. 11.06.18 09.07.18 10.09.18 15.10.18 19.11.18    

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

Fostering Devon Newsletters

Click to download past copies of Fostering Devon newsletters: 10 January 2018 13 December 2018 30 November 2018 15 November 2018 5 November 2018 19 October 2018 21 September 2018 18 September 2018 17 September 2018 11 September 2018 10 … Continue reading

Children’s Placement Support Team

If you need help to improve the stability of your foster placement, our Children’s Placement Support Team can offer both crisis and planned interventions. The team is here to support all Fostering Devon carers who are looking after children and … Continue reading

Sarah and John’s story

Sarah and John* have been fostering for us for about 2 ½ years. They have three children of their own, two living at home and one who lives locally. They first became interested in fostering some years ago when Sarah … Continue reading

A Clean Slate

In the third episode of this compelling BBC2 series we hear the contrasting stories of four carers and four children with them. We meet siblings Sonny, Trinity and Marc who have been with their foster carers Nita and David for … Continue reading