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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.

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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.

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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Our Fosterline friends are vital to the future sustainability of the free advice service.  Find out more about how they’ve helped us, and how you can become a Fosterline friend:

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