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Fosterline is here to support you

Fosterline is free, confidential, impartial and supportive for you as a foster carer, or if you are thinking of becoming a foster carer.

Thinking of Fostering posts

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Would you like to join a team of Fosterline Advisors who support foster carers and give impartial advice to those who are thinking of fostering? We have a part time Fostering Advisor position available for an experienced social worker/fostering advisor/foster carer. To find out more, please click here.


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Find out how we can help you with your fostering question by getting in touch with us:

Freephone advice line 0800 040 7675
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What to do if you are worried about a child

If you believe a child is currently placed in a vulnerable position and/or may be suffering neglect or abuse, it can be difficult to know what to do.

Click here to see our advice.

Can you give #OneMoreHome to one more child?

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Foster carers are needed from all ethnic origins with varying faiths, cultures and languages, especially for sibling groups, teenagers, children from black and minority ethnic groups, children with disabilities and asylum seeking children. Help make a difference by supporting our #OneMoreHome campaign.

Can you foster? Take our quiz to see if you fit the criteria to foster children and young people. If you are inspired to become a foster carer, here is what you can expect in 8 steps to fostering.

Are you that person who can make a difference in a child’s life?

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Fosterline needs your views, please tell us what you think and you can make a difference to the service:

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News You Need To Know

Consultation Response: Working Together to Safeguard Children: Revisions to Statutory Guidance

The Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care, Home Office, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, Department for Digital,…

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Corporate parenting: statutory guidance

The Department for Education (DfE) has published statutory guidance for local authorities, relevant partners and others who contribute to services provided to children in care…

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Sir John Timpson – what fostering 90 children has taught him about business and life

Sir John Timpson CBE, Chairman of service retailer Timpson Ltd reveals how fostering 90 children has influenced his life. In an interview with The Telegraph,…

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Looked After Children and Young People’s Views on Wellbeing

CoramVoice, as part of its Bright Spots programme, has published the largest study of its kind measuring the subjective wellbeing of 2,263 looked after children and…

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