News and Events

Consultation: Fostering Fees and Allowances

Devon County Council is proposing to spend an extra £1 million on foster carers’ fees in order to target care for vulnerable children more effectively and boost recruitment. The proposal follows an extensive review of their current fees and allowances, … 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    

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: 21 September 2018 18 September 2018 17 September 2018 11 September 2018 10 September 2018 7 September 2018 23 August 2018 13 August 2018 31 July 2018 27 July 2018 25 … 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