Independent Fostering Providers in South West

Action for Children Fostering and Adoption South West
Independent Fostering Provider

637 Gloucester Road
Horfield
Bristol
BS7 0BJ

Telephone:
0845 200 5162
Fax:
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Action for Children Fostering South West Peninsular
Independent Fostering Provider

Hill Lane
Whipton
Exeter
Devon
EX1 3LP

Telephone:
0845 200 5162
Fax:
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Adolescent and Children's Trust, The (TACT) Fostering - Bristol & South West
Independent Fostering Provider

TACT Bristol & South West
32-34 Hotwells Road
Hotwells
Bristol
BS8 4UD

Telephone:
0117 927 7725
Fax:
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Amicus Foster Care
Independent Fostering Provider

15 Beverley Road
Bristol
BS7 0JL

Telephone:
Fax:
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Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption - South West
Independent Fostering Provider

Verona House
Filwood Road
Fishponds
Bristol
BS16 3RY

Telephone:
0117 937 5507
Fax:
Notes:

Working across the South West region, we have built on the knowledge, expertise and experience that Barnardo's has developed since pioneering fostering and adoption over 100 years ago.

We provide a wide range of services including adoption, short and long term fostering and short breaks fostering for disabled children and their families.

Specialist services include:

  • Successful record in finding carers for children and young people who are considered hard to place
  • Actively recruit carers and adoptive parents from black and minority ethnic communities to meet the needs of children seeking placements
  • Provide comprehensive training and specialist advice
  • 24 hour support
  • Regular supervision
  • Free subscription to an independent fostering advice service
  • A good fostering allowance and professional fee
  • Please contact us for further information.

    Blue Sky Fostering - Bristol
    Independent Fostering Provider

    First Floor, Aztec Centre
    Aztec West
    Almondsbury
    Bristol
    BS32 4TD

    Telephone:
    0845 6076697
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Family run regional fostering provider with three consecutive Outstanding Ofsted reports. We have offices in Romsey, Ringwood, Shoreham-By-Sea, Kent & Bristol providing 24/7 support to our carers across the south of England.
    Comprehensive and ongoing training is provided alongside regular support including meeting with other foster carers and special social events for the whole family. We are looking for determined, resilient, patient and commited foster carers to help make a difference to looked after children.

    In return, our foster carers receive:

  • generous weekly allowance
  • 24/7 support
  • Comprehensive & tailored training
  • Access to a child psychologist
  • 14 days respite a year
  • A fulfilling career
  • The chance to make a real and lasting difference
  • Blue Sky Fostering - Devon
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Blue Sky Fostering
    Office 80
    Airport Business Centre
    10 Thornbury Road
    Estover
    Plymouth
    PL6 7PP

    Telephone:
    0845 6076697
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Family run regional fostering provider with three consecutive Outstanding Ofsted reports. We have offices in Romsey, Ringwood, Devon, Shoreham-By-Sea, Kent & Bristol providing 24/7 support to our carers across the south of England.
    Comprehensive and ongoing training is provided alongside regular support including meeting with other foster carers and special social events for the whole family. We are looking for determined, resilient, patient and commited foster carers to help make a difference to looked after children.

    In return, our foster carers receive:

    generous weekly allowance
    24/7 support
    Comprehensive & tailored training
    Access to a child psychologist
    14 days respite a year
    A fulfilling career
    The chance to make a real and lasting difference

    Blue Sky Fostering - Hampshire
    Independent Fostering Provider

    1, Eastwood Court
    Broadwater Road
    Romsey
    Hampshire
    SO51 8JJ

    Telephone:
    0845 607 6697 (local rate)
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Family run regional fostering provider with three consecutive Outstanding Ofsted reports. We have offices in Romsey, Ringwood, Shoreham-By-Sea, Kent & Bristol providing 24/7 support to our carers across the south of England.
    Comprehensive and ongoing training is provided alongside regular support including meeting with other foster carers and special social events for the whole family. We are looking for determined, resilient, patient and commited foster carers to help make a difference to looked after children.


    In return, our foster carers receive:


  • generous weekly allowance
  • 24/7 support
  • Comprehensive & tailored training
  • Access to a child psychologist
  • 14 days respite a year
  • A fulfilling career
  • The chance to make a real and lasting difference
  • Blue Sky Fostering - Ringwood
    Independent Fostering Provider

    1 Headland Business Park
    Salisbury Road
    Ringwood
    BH24 3PB

    Telephone:
    0845 6076697
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Family run regional fostering provider with three consecutive Outstanding Ofsted reports. We have offices in Romsey, Ringwood, Shoreham-By-Sea, Kent & Bristol providing 24/7 support to our carers across the south of England.
    Comprehensive and ongoing training is provided alongside regular support including meeting with other foster carers and special social events for the whole family. We are looking for determined, resilient, patient and commited foster carers to help make a difference to looked after children.

    In return, our foster carers receive:

  • generous weekly allowance
  • 24/7 support
  • Comprehensive & tailored training
  • Access to a child psychologist
  • 14 days respite a year
  • A fulfilling career
  • The chance to make a real and lasting difference
  • Capstone Bristol & Gloucester
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Unit 2
    Pinkers Court
    Briarlands Office Park
    Gloucester Road
    Rudgeway
    Bristol
    BS35 3QH

    Telephone:
    0845 8720650
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Capstone Foster Care is a friendly and highly professional team of Social Workers, Therapists, Educational Experts, Administrators and Management all linked by our shared passion to achieve a good future for children and first class support for carers. We cover the whole of the South West which include, Cornwall, North & South Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, & Wiltshire. We have other offices that serve the Midlands, London, the South & South East and the North of England.
    We work hard to maintain the family feel and individual characteristics of each of our offices to ensure that carers do not lose the sense of belonging.
    We received an Outstanding Ofsted report in 2010/2011.
    Please join us for the chance to make a difference and to reap the benefit of a rewarding career.

    Capstone Devon & Cornwall
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Suite 5
    Zealley House
    Greenhill Way
    Kingsteignton
    Newton Abbot
    Devon
    TQ12 3SB

    Telephone:
    0845 8720650
    Fax:
    01626 777118
    Notes:

    Capstone Foster Care is a friendly and highly professional team of Social Workers, Therapists, Educational Experts, Administrators and Management all linked by our shared passion to achieve a good future for children and first class support for carers. We cover the whole of the South West which include, Cornwall, North & South Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, & Wiltshire. We have other offices that serve the Midlands, London, the South & South East and the North of England.

    We work hard to maintain the family feel and individual characteristics of each of our offices to ensure that carers do not lose the sense of belonging.

    We received an Outstanding Ofsted report in 2010/2011.

    Please join us for the chance to make a difference and to reap the benefit of a rewarding career.

    Capstone Hampshire & Dorset
    Independent Fostering Provider

    1st Floor
    7 High Street
    Ringwood
    Hampshire
    BH24 1AB

    Telephone:
    0845 8720650
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Capstone Foster Care is a friendly and highly professional team of Social Workers, Therapists, Educational Experts, Administrators and Management all linked by our shared passion to achieve a good future for children and first class support for carers. We cover the whole of the South West which include, Cornwall, North & South Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, & Wiltshire. We have other offices that serve the Midlands, London, the South & South East and the North of England.
    We work hard to maintain the family feel and individual characteristics of each of our offices to ensure that carers do not lose the sense of belonging.
    We received an Outstanding Ofsted report in 2010/2011.
    Please join us for the chance to make a difference and to reap the benefit of a rewarding career.

    Capstone Somerset & Wilts
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Upper Courtyard
    Pyle Farm
    Frome
    Somerset
    BA11 5DL

    Telephone:
    0845 8720650
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Capstone Foster Care is a friendly and highly professional team of Social Workers, Therapists, Educational Experts, Administrators and Management all linked by our shared passion to achieve a good future for children and first class support for carers. We cover the whole of the South West which include, Cornwall, North & South Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, Gloucestershire, & Wiltshire. We have other offices that serve the Midlands, London, the South & South East and the North of England.
    We work hard to maintain the family feel and individual characteristics of each of our offices to ensure that carers do not lose the sense of belonging.
    We received an Outstanding Ofsted report in 2010/2011.
    Please join us for the chance to make a difference and to reap the benefit of a rewarding career.

    Community Foster Care - South
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Unit 15 The Hawthorns
    Hawthorn Lane
    Staunton
    Gloucester
    GL19 3NY

    Telephone:
    0800 0124 278
    Fax:
    Notes:

    We recruit and support foster carers in Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Swindon and Bristol to meet the needs of local children.  Community Foster Care is an award winning Charity and Social Enterprise and places the child at the centre of all we do.  We work in partnership with many other charities to provide additional resources for our families and undertake many activities for the foster family including birth children. We provide a range of placements for children 0-18 years on a short term, emergency, respite, long term basis including parent & child assessments and placements for unaccompanied asylum seeking young people.

    Enhanced Foster Care
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Boreham Mill
    Bishopstrow
    Wiltshire
    BA12 9HQ

    Telephone:
    01985 218505
    Fax:
    Website:
    Notes:

    Excellent training and support packages and well above average rates of pay. EFC currently recruits families with no birth under 10 living at home.

    See local press for recruitment events.

    Family Fostercare - South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Regus Business Centre
    1 Friary
    Temple Quay
    Bristol
    BS1 6EA

    Telephone:
    0168 456 3586
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Family Fostercare is the fostering agency with a family feel.

    The Family Fostercare ethos underpins everything we do, guaranteeing that whatever our size every individual child and carer we work with feels like a valued and respected part of the family. We keep our local offices small, each working with a maximum of 25 families so the local team has the time to give the best possible support and care for carers and young people round the clock.

    Family Fostercare is an approved provider of fostering services to the South West Consortium of local authorities including Bristol City Council and local authorities in Bath and North East Somerset, Gloucestershire, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Dorset and Swindon.

    We are currently very keen to meet new foster families to help address the region’s foster carer shortage.

    For more information about Family Fostercare please visit our website www.familyfostercare.co.uk

    Check the events section of our website for the most up-to-date information about Family Fostercare events in your area, or to arrange a seminar for your group.

    Five Rivers Child Care Ltd - Bristol
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Room 223 Regus
    2440 The Quadrant
    Aztec West
    Almondsbury
    Bristol
    BS32 4AQ

    Telephone:
    01858412765
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Five Rivers Fostering provide an excellent training package complemented by 24/7 support from experienced Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Therapists and education specialists where this is required.

    We pride ourselves in our support and advice to foster carers enabling safe and secure placements for young people where they are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our carers share our vision to support young people to achieve and build on their strengths and help them in the next step in their journey to adulthood.

    All carers receive guidance, regular supervision and are helped to provide a range of supportive strategies and positive interventions to help the development of children and to understand and meet their needs.

    Carers receive a very competitive allowance and paid holidays as well as free membership to the Fostering Network.

    Five Rivers Child Care Ltd - Cornwall
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Park House
    Threemilestone Business Park
    Threemilestone
    Truro
    TR4 9LD

    Telephone:
    01858412765
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Five Rivers Fostering provide an excellent training package complimented by 24/7 support from experienced Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Therapists and education specialists where this is required.

    We pride ourselves in our support and advice to foster carers enabling safe and secure placements for young people where they are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our carers share our vision to support young people to achieve and build on their strengths and help them in the next step in their journey to adulthood.

    All carers receive guidance, regular supervision and are helped to provide a range of supportive strategies and positive interventions to help the development of children and to understand and meet their needs.

    Carers receive a very competitive allowance and paid holidays as well as free membership to the Fostering Network.

    Five Rivers Child Care Ltd - Devon
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Aldens Business Court
    Chudleigh Road
    Exeter
    EX2 8TS

    Telephone:
    01858412765
    Fax:
    Website:
    Notes:

    Five Rivers Fostering provide an excellent training package complemented by 24/7 support from experienced Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Therapists and education specialists where this is required.

    We pride ourselves in our support and advice to foster carers enabling safe and secure placements for young people where they are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our carers share our vision to support young people to achieve and build on their strengths and help them in the next step in their journey to adulthood.

    All carers receive guidance, regular supervision and are helped to provide a range of supportive strategies and positive interventions to help the development of children and to understand and meet their needs.

    Carers receive a very competitive allowance and paid holidays as well as free membership to the Fostering Network.

    Five Rivers Child Care Ltd - Wiltshire
    Independent Fostering Provider

    School Lane
    Salisbury
    Wiltshire
    SP1 3YA

    Telephone:
    01722 820977
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Five Rivers Fostering provide an excellent training package complemented by 24/7 support from experienced Social Workers, Family Support Workers, Therapists and education specialists where this is required.

    We pride ourselves in our support and advice to foster carers enabling safe and secure placements for young people where they are encouraged to reach their full potential. Our carers share our vision to support young people to achieve and build on their strengths and help them in the next step in their journey to adulthood.

    All carers receive guidance, regular supervision and are helped to provide a range of supportive strategies and positive interventions to help the development of children and to understand and meet their needs.

    Carers receive a very competitive allowance and paid holidays as well as free membership to the Fostering Network.

    Foster Care Associates South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Suite F2
    Forresters House
    Forresters Business Park
    41 Estover Close
    Plymouth
    Devon
    PL6 7L

    Telephone:
    0800 023 4561
    Fax:
    Notes:
    Foster Care Associates Western
    Independent Fostering Provider

    13 Whiteladies Road
    Clifton
    Bristol
    BS8 1PB

    Telephone:
    0800 023 4561
    Fax:
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    Fostering Foundation Bristol
    Independent Fostering Provider

    74a Regent Street
    Kingswood
    Bristol
    BS15 8JA

    Telephone:
    0117 9673744
    Fax:
    0117 9674580
    Website:
    Notes:

    We are a small independent fostering agency with offices in Bristol, Tavistock and London. Please see our website for details of what we offer, our ethos, our recruitment needs and lots more including the dates of forthcoming open days.

    Fostering Foundation South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    5 West Street
    Tavistock
    Devon
    PL19 8AD

    Telephone:
    01822 618068
    Fax:
    Notes:

    The Fostering Foundation is a small organisation based in the South West. We offer high level and positive support packages to our team of Foster Carers as well as additional support to the children and young people in placement. We are a creative and innovative team constantly striving to achieve the highest standards with all those we work with. We are always looking for like minded people to offer safe and positve environments for Children and young people as well as parents and babies.

    Fostering Matters
    Independent Fostering Provider

    3 College Green,
    Gloucester,
    Gloucestershire
    GL1 2LR

    Telephone:
    01452 309210
    Fax:
    01452 304703
    Notes:

    Fostering Matters is an independent fostering agency providing a family placement service for children and young people. We work in partnership at Fostering Matters with Foster Carers, Local Authorities and the young people placed in our care to ensure they develop, grow and achieve and their potential in a stable, warm and caring family environment.

    Our office is based in Gloucester and we provide young people with placements throughout Gloucestershire, Bristol, Wiltshire, the North West and Wales among others. We have a fully qualified team here at Fostering Matters that is dedicated to improving the lives of children and young persons.

    Fostering Solutions - Worthing
    Independent Fostering Provider

    4 Tudor Buildings
    Littlehampton Road
    Worthing
    BN13 1QE

    Telephone:
    01903 264132
    Fax:
    01903 695891
    Notes:
    Fostering Together Ltd - Gloucestershire
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Palace Chambers
    38-89 London Road
    Stroud
    Gloucestershire
    GL5 2AJ

    Telephone:
    01453840463
    Fax:
    Notes:
    Fosterplus Ltd South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    2,4, & 6 Queens Road
    Stonehouse
    Gloucestershire
    GL10 2QA

    Telephone:
    01453 825 600
    Fax:
    01452 791 889
    Notes:
    Fusion Fostering LTD
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Fusion Fostering Ltd
    43 High Street
    Taunton
    Somerset
    TA1 3PN

    Telephone:
    01823 281200
    Fax:
    Website:
    Notes:
    Futures For Children - Camberley
    Independent Fostering Provider

    4b Victoria Avenue
    Camberley
    Surrey
    GU15 3HX

    Telephone:
    01276 401560
    Fax:
    01276 22390
    Notes:

    Futures for Children is an established Independent Fostering Provider delivering services in Kent, Essex, London, East & West Sussex, Birmingham, Suffolk, Surrey, Hampshire, Herts, Cambridgeshire, Cleveland, Darlington, Bedfordshire, Luton, Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes,Oxfordshire and the North East. We aim to provide all children placed with us a secure, safe and nurturing environment in which they can achieve their full potential.  Children are carefully matched with carers that are able to meet their assessed needs and an extensive programme of ongoing training is provided. All carers have access to 24 hour support and receive regular supervision from highly experienced social workers.

    We are currently looking to recruit carers, who are able to offer a family experience to children and young people of all ages.  We would also like to recruit carers who are able to provide a family environment to sibling groups in order that children may remain together with brothers or sisters.

    Integrated Care (Fostering) - South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    18 High Street
    Cullompton
    Devon
    EX15 1AA

    Telephone:
    01884 839 188
    Fax:
    01884 839 199
    Notes:
    National Fostering Agency
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Frays Court
    71 Cowley Road
    Uxbridge
    Middlesex
    UB8 2BE

    Telephone:
    01895 200 300
    Fax:
    Email:
    Notes:
    Pathway Care Ltd - Bristol
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Church Court
    North View
    Soundwell
    Bristol
    BS16 4NQ

    Telephone:
    0117 957 3533
    Fax:
    0117 957 3573
    Notes:
    Pathway Care Ltd - South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Pathway Care,
    Glentor,
    Balland Lane,
    Ashburton,
    Devon,
    TQ13 7DA

    Telephone:
    01626 333787
    Fax:
    01364 654324
    Notes:
    Quarriers Fostering Service - England
    Independent Fostering Provider

    Quarriers South West Regional Office,
    Redbridge House,
    Lower Bristol Road,
    Bath,
    BA2 3EW

    Telephone:
    01225 312 010
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Quarriers is a Scottish based social care organisation with a long history in supporting families. The new fostering service is focussed on providing highly trained and well-supported carers to look after children and young people with complex needs and disabilities.

    The Family Support Service in Dumfries and Galloway offers a range of services, including family-based short breaks, for significantly disabled children accessed by referral from social services.

    South West Placements
    Independent Fostering Provider

    The Old Mill
    Mill Lane
    Avening
    Gloucester
    GL8 8PD

    Telephone:
    Fax:
    Email:
    Website:
    Notes:
    SSAFA Forces Help
    Independent Fostering Provider

    19 Queen Elizabeth Street
    London
    SE1 2LP

    Telephone:
    0207 463 9229
    Fax:
    Notes:

    Applications welcomed from experienced or prospective foster carers from the military community either in or moving to overseas locations. We particularly welcome applications from Foreign and Commonwealth personnel within the military community.

    We cover:

    • British Forces Germany
    • British Forces Cyprus
    • British Forces Gibraltar
    • British Forces Brunei
    Swiis Foster Care - Bristol and South West
    Independent Fostering Provider

    2nd Floor
    4 Colston Avenue
    Bristol
    BS1 4ST

    Telephone:
    0117 906 5299
    Fax:
    0117 376 3322
    Notes:
    The Caring Tree
    Independent Fostering Provider

    The Caring Tree
    Regus Centre
    North Warehouse
    The Docks
    Gloucester
    GL1 2FB

    Telephone:
    01452 835640
    Fax:
    Notes:

    We are a new IFA looking to recruit foster carers throughout Gloucester and the South West. We require foster carers for short term, long term and emergency placements. We provide a comprehensive support and development package for foster carers, this includes 24/7 support, and a very competitive rewards package for carers. We have a dedicated team of professionals that will support foster carers every step along the way of their fostering journey.