Don't forget, waste collections will be a day later than usual all this week after the spring bank holiday.
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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 information on fostering, please visit Fostering in Somerset. It is a great place to start if you’re interested in fostering now or in the future.

The website has lots of useful information to help you decide if fostering is right for you, including:

  • guides to the various types of fostering
  • frequently asked questions and answers
  • details about fees and allowances

You can also stay up to date with the latest news and events by following us on:

Or, you can 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: February 23, 2024 by Qi

Next review due: August 23, 2024

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