fostering in the vale of glamorgan

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in the vale of glamorgan

We believe in working together and sharing knowledge. We build better futures for children. Together.

We are Foster Wales Vale of Glamorgan. We’re part of a national network that includes all 22 Local Authority fostering services throughout Wales.

learn more

We will be holding an online information event on Wednesday 5th June 2024. This is a great opportunity for you to learn more about fostering. We will be talking about the different types of foster care, the journey to become a foster carer and what support and benefits you get from fostering with us. you will also get the chance to ask us any questions you have.

book your space here

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who can foster?

Each child is unique, and we need a diverse range of carers to meet their needs.

who can foster?
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common questions

How does fostering work and what can you expect? Find the answers here.

common questions
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the process

Discover how to take your first steps into the fostering world and what to expect next.

the process

why foster with us?

Fostering with Foster Wales Vale of Glamorgan is about making a real difference. It’s about building a better future for children in the heart of your community. It’s a chance to give something back.

We provide round-the-clock expert training, dedicated support and generous financial allowances. You can find out more here.

why foster with us?

There are no two ways about it - fostering is a commitment. But it’s also highly rewarding. More than you know. We will always support you. However and wherever you need us, we are here for you.

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support and rewards

Together, we can build better futures for local children. We provide expert training, dedicated support, and financial resources. Find out more here.

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local fostering community

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learning and development

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support and financial support

story time

real people, real stories

Find out what fostering is really like from foster families around the Vale of Glamorgan.

take a look at nicola's story

become a foster carer

Are you wondering what the process is to become a foster carer in the Vale of Glamorgan? Well, it’s a lot simpler than you might think. And the great news is that you can get started today!

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contact our friendly team

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