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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:

Freephone advice line 0800 040 7675
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Access our frequently asked questions

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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New helpline for charity whistleblowers

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The Lancet Psychiatry has published findings from research into the prevalence of self-harm in England. Findings include: the prevalence of self-reported self-harm has increased in…

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Measuring value in children’s social care

The Alliance for Useful Evidence has published a report looking at better ways of measuring the public value of different services and programmes. Advice on…

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Gender and sexual identity

The NSPCC has published information on Childline counselling sessions about gender and sexual identity over the past year. Findings include: last year there were 6,014…

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Need Help or Advice???

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0800 040 7675

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

(If all advisors are busy leave a voicemail and we will get back to you – Without fail)

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