What Support will I be offered?

The fostering service offers a comprehensive package of support and training to all its foster carers. We work as a team with you around the child and make sure you are supported throughout your journey, from application to during placements.

A Supportive fostering team

We know how important it is to have support and guidance from fostering experts. Once you’ve been approved as an official Family Works foster carer, you’ll have:

  • Access to qualified social workers 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • A professionally qualified, named supervising social worker for contact and support
  • Support groups and foster carer lunches
  • Access to our specialist parent-child worker


  • Access to innovative training techniques, including Video Interactive Guidance
  • Training courses to learn new skills
  • A dedicated peer mentor from one of our experienced foster carers

Associations and memberships

  • Reward scheme for discounts to activities
  • Paid membership of Foster Talk

By choosing to become a foster carer you can make a huge difference in a child or young persons life.

Fill in our Contact Form or Dial us on 01702 59 77 97 to help make a difference today.

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