We believe you can foster

If you live in the West Midlands and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.

Here at Barnardo’s West Midlands Fostering our service includes full time fostering, short breaks, remand and emergency fostering, our team of dedicated social workers will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey. Our OFSTED grade is Good.

The rewards are huge. Knowing you've made a difference to a vulnerable child's life is something that will stay with you forever.

Get in touch

We can talk you through the fostering process and answer all your questions.

  • Call us on 0121  550 5271 or 0247 6641206

  • Email us at [email protected]

  • Address: Barnardo's West Midlands Fostering and Short Break Service, Brooklands, Great Cornbow, West Midlands, B63 3AB, or 

  • Barnardo's West Midlands Fostering and Short Break Service, Albion Court

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    Foster a child

    There are many different reasons why families start to foster but they all wish to make a difference to the lives of children and young people in care.

  • Neil and Ann, foster carers with Barnardo's

    Carly's story

    Carly worked as a probation officer for 16 years before deciding to become a full time foster carer.

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    Further reading

    Our statement of purpose gives you detailed information about West Midlands Fostering and Short Break Service, and how we achieve good outcomes for the children in our care.