fostering in torfaen

working together to build better futures for local children

fcf22 sunflower design competition

As part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight©, Foster Wales Torfaen is running a ‘Sunflower Design’ Competition and asking young people in the local community to get creatively involved. Sunflowers represents how foster carers can nurture a child looked after so that they can nourish, flourish and grow to reach their full potential.

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fostering in torfaen

We believe in working together, sharing knowledge and building better futures for children – together.

We’re Foster Wales Torfaen, part of the national network of 22 Welsh Local Authority fostering services.

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thinking about fostering?

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who can foster?

Each child is different from the next, and so is the foster care they need.

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common questions

How does fostering work and what can you expect? Find the answers here.

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why foster with us?

Fostering is about making a difference to local children in your community. Right now. Deciding to become a foster carer is deciding to do something wonderful.

When you join Foster Wales Torfaen, we will work together to build better futures for local children. We provide expert training, advice, dedicated support and a range of rewards. Find out more here.

how it works

The first steps to becoming a foster carer are the most important. But how do you begin this journey and what comes next?
Fostering is a commitment. It is challenging. But it will reward you, too – far more than you could ever imagine.

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the process

Next, we will show you how to take the first steps on your fostering journey and what you can expect along the way.

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support and rewards

We are here to support you. Whenever you need us. However you need us. We are here. Always.

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become a foster carer

It’s simpler than you may think to join Foster Wales Torfaen and become a foster carer. You can even start your journey today.

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fostering in torfaen is simpler than you might think. talk to us and get started today.