Rosie and Sue becoming foster carers with Barnardo’s four years ago.

They have had two short break placements to date - both for young people who lived in Children’s House. 

Foster carers Rosie and Sue with their dog

Children’s House is a Barnardo’s run children’s home for primary school aged children who, in the past, have had a difficult time adjusting to foster care.

The children here are carefully supported by Barnardo’s staff whilst we try to find the right foster carers to support their specific needs.

The couple steps in to provide short breaks and bridging placements to children and young people when needed. Listen to Rosie and Sue, passionately talking about their experience as foster carers: