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Why Choose Foster for Plymouth

Children in our care need to be cared for by local foster carers. We need more Plymouth City Council foster carers. We are a not for profit fostering provision. We provide training and development, and care about our foster carers and are growing our Plymouth foster carer family.

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Can I be a foster carer?

We welcome the opportunity to have a Foster for Plymouth conversation with residents of Plymouth and surrounding area who come from all walks of life. We know that its love, care and time that creates the environment for our children in care to grow and flourish.

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How do I become a foster carer?

We welcome all enquiries and communication details are provided on the website as to how you can make contact with us here at the Foster for Plymouth Recruitment Team. Once you have made contact we will have a conversation with you as to next steps in your Foster for Plymouth journey!

Are you thinking of becoming a foster carer with Plymouth City Council?

We’re always keen to hear from people who are starting to think they could help us provide care and stability in a child’s life.

Our foster carers make a real difference to the lives of many children and young people by providing a family care experience to those children who cannot live safely in their own family circumstances. Because of foster carers, our most vulnerable children in our care have the security and experience of a family and are well taken care of.

We’re waiting to hear from you. So are OUR children.



Foster for Plymouth celebrating their Sons and Daughters
15th Oct 2020
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As part of the Fostering Network’s national ‘Sons and Daughter’s Month’, Plymouth City Council is highlighting the valuable role the sons and daughters of foster carers play.

Councillor Jemima...

Foster for Plymouth Participation Team - Children's voices being heard
21st Sep 2020
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‘Our vision is to put children and young people at the heart of practice by engaging them within a framework of participation, consultation and involvement which enables their views, voices and experiences...

Foster for Plymouth Skills to Foster Eilish Doran
31st Jul 2020
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Plymouth City Council’s “Skills to Foster” is an interactive and entertaining programme which gives applicants the opportunity to learn how to be trauma-informed and therapeutic foster carers.


Foster for Plymouth - Why did we become foster carers
31st Jul 2020
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When our 5 children were young we always discussed how we would like to foster once the youngest became more independent.  Four years ago it felt right.  Matt had always worked with children...

Foster for Plymouth - My experience as a new foster carer
30th Jul 2020
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I am a single foster carer with two sons age 21 and 17. My mum lives with us in a self-contained annexe within our home and between us, we have 3 dogs. I work in a school term time only.

I have...

Foster for Plymouth - Foster Grandad Roy
29th Jul 2020
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Fostering involves the wider community and family and Foster Grandad Roy is just that. He has an amazing allotment here in Plymouth and for over 12 years has been having school children and his daughter’s...

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