Guide: Why choose Fostering Devon?

Priority

Fostering with us means that you are more likely to be able to care for a child sooner than if you foster through a private or independent fostering agency.

We always prioritise our own approved carers, and approach them first before talking to other agencies because we know our network of foster carers deliver the highest standard of care. Sometimes, due to a shortage of the right kind of carer, we have to place children with private fostering agencies. This is costly and means we have have less to spend on the children that need it most.

Our carers therefore have higher occupancy levels with shorter gaps between placements than many other fostering agencies.