Fosterline has recently released their annual report which reports on the delivery of Fosterline by FosterTalk on behalf of the department for Education, and features information received from both prospective and current foster carers.

The report highlights the impact that the Fosterline service has had on those who have used the service and key points to note from the report are:
•Fosterline has provided free confidential, impartial, advice, information and signposting on all issues of concern to over 40,500 foster cares and prospective foster carers during the past year
•The percentage of prospective foster carers accessing the service has grown from 11% to 16%
•Information has been provided to a potential 5,000 plus potential foster carers
85% of all calls to Fosterline were answered within 1 minute
70.8% of existing and 85.7% of prospective foster carers received information and advice from Fosterline that enabled them to decide what to do next
91% rated the overall service as either good or excellent
90% stating they would recommend the service to a friend, fellow foster carer or colleague
•Fosterline is an independent advice and support service that enhances the support available to foster carers and is crucial to the recruitment and retention of foster carers
•Fosterline is able to promote good working relationships between foster carers and fostering service providers
•Independent evaluation by Birminham City University stated Fosterline provides a low-cost early intervention service which has the potential to provide a high social return for children who are fostered

You can read the full report here

FL Annual report 2014-15

Need help or advice?

Our trained advisors are available weekdays 09:00 to 17:00

Please leave a message click here

Alternatively leave a voice mail on

0800 040 7675

We will contact you the next working day without fail

Request a call back