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Foster for Plymouth

We need people like you to help us make a difference in a child's life. You don't need any special qualifications or training as we provide you with all the skills you need.

All we need from you is:

  • The dedication to make vulnerable young lives better
  • A caring and supportive nature
  • Energy and commitment to our children
  • That you are over 21
  • A spare room

We desperately need new carers with safe and stable homes for children and young people in Plymouth who can't live with their birth families.

If that sounds like you then why not decide to do something extraordinary today and choose to foster for Plymouth.

Who are we?

We are part of Plymouth City Council so by choosing to foster with us you can rest assured that we put the needs of the 300 plus children in our care first, so we're always keen to hear from people like you who think they could help us change a child's life.

We aim to provide in house foster placements for all the children in our care who need a family home. We believe that money we spend should be spent on the vulnerable children that we look after.

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"Fostering is a 24/7 role that requires a decision made by the whole of the family. It is important to realise that you may experience, negativity, anger, abuse, rejection, emotional highs and lows, peer pressure, animosity, and total exhaustion. If you feel you need a challenge and a new perspective of life this is definitely for you."

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