fostering in carmarthenshire

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in carmarthenshire

Working together, sharing knowledge and creating brighter futures for local children is what we do – together.

We’re Foster Wales Carmarthenshire, and we’re part of Foster Wales – the national network of 22 Local Authority fostering services.

Online Information Sessions

Find out more about Foster Wales Carmarthenshire opportunities at a virtual drop in session

Foster Wales Carmarthenshire Online Information Session

Thinking of becoming a Foster Parent? Find out more in our next virtual drop-in session through Microsoft Teams on:

  • November 30th 12:30pm – 13:30pm and 18:00pm – 19:00pm

We are a friendly and enthusiastic team who love to talk about our work and are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives. We would like to hear first hand what nursery is like for Carmarthenshire.

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real people, real stories

Find out what fostering is all about from real-life foster families in Carmarthenshire.

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thinking about fostering?

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who can foster?

Just as every child is different, so is every foster carer. We celebrate diversity here at Foster Wales Carmarthenshire.

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common questions

How does fostering work and what can you expect? Find the answers here.

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why foster with us?

To make a real difference to children in your local community. As a foster carer, you can give something back.

We provide everything you need to help you on your journey to build better futures for local children, from specialist training and support to financial allowances. Find out more here.

how it works

How do you make a start on the journey to becoming a foster carer? Fostering is a commitment and a challenge, but it’s also rewarding – in more ways than you know.

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the process

Learn how to take the first steps on your fostering journey, and what to expect next.

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support and rewards

We support you in a number of ways, however and whenever you need us. Find out what we offer.

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become a foster carer

Want to know how to become a foster carer in Carmarthenshire? It’s really straightforward, and you can make a start today.

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