Read and watch LGBT+ fostering stories

We welcome foster carers from all walks of life, and all backgrounds.

Below, a few of our foster carers talk about their experience of fostering with Barnardo's in a selection of written accounts and videos.

  • Teenage girl and foster carer sitting at a dining table

    Support for foster carers

    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

    Types of foster care

    There are many different kinds of foster care, specific to each child's situation. Find out more about the many ways you can provide care for a child who needs your help.

  • Young girl smiling at camera in garden

    Enquire about fostering

    The first step towards joining the Barnardo's family is getting in touch. Complete our online form or find details about alternative contact methods here.