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LGBT+ Fostering Stories

Read and watch LGBT+ fostering stories

We proudly believe that any loving person can make a wonderful foster carer to a child in need of a stable, supportive home.

We welcome people from all walks of life and have supported LGBT+ foster carers for many years. We believe that if we have a diverse group of foster carers, we can better match children and young people to their perfect home.

Below, a few of our foster carers talk about their experience of fostering with Barnardo's.

If you are ready to become a foster carer complete our fostering enquiry form. Alternatively learn more about fostering

Teenage girl and foster carer sitting at a dining table

Find out more about fostering with Barnardo's

We believe in each and every one of our foster carers, and we are committed to helping you make a huge difference in a child's life.

Young boy on see-saw

What's fostering like?

Learn more from Barnardo's foster carers about the joys, and challenges, of fostering.

Young girl smiling at camera in garden

Become a foster carer

The first step towards joining the Barnardo's family is getting in touch. Complete our online form to start your fostering journey.