Fostering in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Needs Foster Carers.

Free Fostering Application Service.

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Information about fostering.

We provide comprehensive information about foster care and help you to reduce the risk of choosing the wrong fostering agency.

Agency Matching Service.

One of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in Portsmouth, on our UK Independent Agency Database.

The Best Fostering Agencies. 

Just like people, Fostering Agencies are not all the same. They have different support, allowances, quality of training, and access to respite care and support groups.

Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.

Apply for Fostering a career.

To find out more and to take the next step towards a career as a foster carer, use our no obligation, free agency matching service by completing our online fostering eligibility quiz, and get fostering right the first time!

Fostering Statistics: South East

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

The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in the South West and not exclusively those in Foster Care.

Children with disability : 420
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 1040
Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

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what Could You Earn?

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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 Agency Network. Finding an Agency near you and supporting your move into foster caring.

Did you Know - Portsmouth?

The city is the second most densely-populated place in the UK, the narrowest occupied house in Britain is said to be in Manor Road, Fratton, the frontage is 4ft 10in (147 cm) wide and Portsmouth born Marilyn Cole, became the only British model to be Playboy’s Playmate of the Year.

The actress Helena Bonham Carter is the great-great-grandaughter of John Bonham Carter, MP for Portsmouth from 1816-1838.

In 1917 Portsmouth opened the first clinics for the free treatment of venereal disease, the first cooperative society in Britain was set up in Portsmouth in 1796 by dockyard workers fed up with being ripped off by tradesmen.

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