Fostering is a way of providing safety and stability to a vulnerable child when they most need it. Find out more.
If you have a spare room as well as the time and energy to support a chid, you could
The first step is to complete an enquiry form. Barnardo's will then support you throughout the application process and beyond.
We provide different types of placement to meet the needs of each child, including long-term, short-term, and emergency overnight care.
Make a difference with Barnardo's. Complete our online enquiry form, call 0800 0277 280 or attend an information event.
With over 25 years’ experience looking after children in care, Ruby shares her advice about what makes a placement successful.
We caught up with newly approved carers; Laura and Lorelle about their fostering journey; the good the bad, the ups and downs. Read their full story.