Fostering in Cymru Wales

Are you interested in fostering children?
“Welcome”, “croeso”, to Simply Fostering in Wales.
Are you thinking about a change of career and live in Wales? Are you unsure what to do next and confused about which fostering agency to contact?

Want to find the best agency in Wales?
Choosing the right agency for you can be confusing and time-wasting, as there are a number of different fostering agencies out there. It can be hard to find information about what each agency can offer potential foster carers.

Simply Fostering – Be a foster carer
Simply Fostering provides free information about fostering. We are not a fostering agency but an independent company. We offer a matching service for people who are interested fostering and who wish to choose from the best fostering agencies.

Take the next step – Factors to consider
Before deciding to become a foster carer there are a few things that should be considered. Along with the training and support provided by fostering agencies, you should also check if you have a personal support system with friends and family that can support you under stressful situations as all foster children are not the same and as a foster carer, you may have to tackle difficult situations.

According to your family and personal circumstances, the age group of foster kids needs to be considered. The needs of children vary based on their age and understanding which is why you should be prepared to be flexible. We provide comprehensive information about foster care and help you to reduce the risk of choosing the wrong fostering agency.

Fostering Agency Database – Wales
Our Independent Fostering Agency Database holds a list of member agencies in Wales, who we recommend based on their reputation, quality of service, and the type of support and allowances on offer.

Foster care experts
Together, our team has over eighty years experience of working with foster carers and fostering agencies in the UK, and has helped many hundreds of people to become happy and successful foster carers.

Become a foster carer – Free agency matching service

To use our free, fostering agency matching service, please complete our eligibility quiz and we will arrange for the most suitable agencies in Cymru Wales with vacancies, to contact you, improving your chance of being accepted for assessment and starting on the journey to becoming a successful foster carer.


“Loving Homes Wanted for Children who Need to be Safe From Even More Harm ”

Contacting us will help you to find the local agencies in Cymru Wales to choose from with vacancies, on our Simply Fostering Database.

“Be a Welsh Foster Carer – Love Your Role in a Child’s Life”

 

Fostering Summary

Total Children in Care, Wales 2020
Foster Care Placements, Wales 2020

The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in Wales, and not exclusively those in Foster Care. Source of statistics.

Children with disability : 620
9%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 80
1%

what Could You Earn?

Being a foster carer is not only an ethical career, it's also financially rewarding. Our calculators estimate what you could be earning.

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If you meet the UK criteria to foster. we will match you with a local Fostering Agency and ask them to call you.
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We cover the length and breadth of the UK with our unique Fostering Network. We will be able to support your move into fostering.

Did you Know - Cymru Wales?

Wales is a bilingual country with a population of about 3.1 million people, being 4.8% of the UK population.

National Day is St David’s Day, 1 March and the dragon, daffodil and leek are three of a number of national symbols. The National Anthem is Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (Land of my Fathers)

Wales has a devolved Government with a First Minister, Cabinet and an elected Parliament who meet in the Senedd building in Cardiff Bay.

There are currently six cities in Wales. Cardiff (Caerdydd in Welsh) the capital city of Wales has a population of around 363,000 and is located on the South East coast. To the east lies Newport (Casnewydd) and to the west is Swansea (Abertawe). Bangor – on the Menai Strait – overlooks the island of Anglesey

In North West Wales. St Davids in Pembrokeshire has a population of under 2000 and is the smallest city in the UK and on 14 March 2012, St Asaph, in North East Wales was awarded city status as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

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