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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.

Our helpline is open Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm Call 0800 040 7675.

If you need to speak to an advisor outside of these hours, please book a call back

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

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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.

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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

Rees Centre Blog Series on Unaccompanied Migrant Young People in Care

The Rees Centre has published four new blogposts in a special series for the month of May on unaccompanied migrant young people in care: What…

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The Potential of Disabled People as Foster Carers

A Guardian article questions why disabled people are rarely used as foster carers. It describes the experiences of a foster carer with muscular dystrophy and reports…

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Good Decisions for Looked After Children: New Ofsted Research

Ofsted’s National Director for Social Care, Yvette Stanley has announced in a blog post , the launch of a new piece of research that will…

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Timpson Review of School Exclusions

Edward Timpson has published a landmark review of school exclusions in which he makes 30 recommendations to ensure exclusions are used appropriately. The Department for Education has agreed to all…

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Need Help or Advice???

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Discuss any fostering related issue with one of our trained advisors who are happy to help or just listen.

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