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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

Please note, Fosterline will be closed on Monday 26th August 2019 for the Bank Holiday and will reopen at 9am on Tuesday 27th August. 

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Get in touch

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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
Live chat – find out more
Request a call back
Email
Web enquiry form
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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News You Need To Know

Preparing young people with learning disabilities for adulthood

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) has published a guide looking at what social workers need to do to help young people with learning…

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Children’s social services – developing an outcomes framework

The Rees Centre at the University of Oxford has published a report following a study that aimed to develop an outcomes framework for children’s social…

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Shared decision making- practice guidance published

The What Works for Children’s Social Care in partnership with CASCADE at Cardiff University has published findings from research looking at the evidence on shared…

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Breast-ironing recognised as child abuse

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has updated the So-Called Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage guidance to recognise breast-ironing, which involves flattening a girl’s chest with…

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Need Help or Advice???

Call us now freephone

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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