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Including a step-by-step guide to becoming a foster carer, answers to questions, and stories from carers

About fostering

About fostering


For more information on fostering, please visit our dedicated fostering website

Our website is a great place to start if you’re interested in fostering now or in the future. It is packed with useful information to help you decide if fostering is right for you, including guides to the various types of fostering and frequently asked questions, as well as details about fees and allowances.

You can also stay up to date with the latest news and events by following us on Instagram @fosteringinsomerset and Facebook @fosteringinsomerset

Or phone 0800 587 9900 and chat to our friendly fostering team who are on hand to answer any questions and guide you through the next step towards becoming a Somerset Council Foster Carer.

Last reviewed: August 16, 2023 by William

Next review due: February 16, 2024

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