We believe you can foster

If you live in London and South East England and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.

If you live in London and South East England and are interested in fostering a child, we’re here to help. Our team of dedicated social workers will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey which also includes comprehensive training.

Fostering is hugely rewarding, 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.

  • fill in our simple enquiry form below
  • call us on  01892 510650
  • email us at [email protected]
  • visit our Facebook page
  • write to us at Tanners Lane, Barkingside, IG6 1QG
  • Register for one of our events (see below)


If you want to find out more about fostering, come along to one of our Virtual Information events. Our team will provide lots of details about our fostering service and process of becoming an approved carer. One of our foster carers will also join the discussion to tell you about their experiences and answer any questions you might have. We look forward to seeing you.

Available dates: 

16th December

To sign up to one of our events, please fill in the enquiry form above and we will send you the joining details. 

We look forward to speaking with you!

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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.

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    Stephanie's story

    Foster carer Stephanie talks about her experience as a remand foster carer.

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    Further reading

    Our Statement of Purpose gives you detailed information about Barnardo's Fostering South East, and how we achieve good outcomes for the children in our care.