Fostering in Salisbury

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Simply Fostering is not a fostering agency. Instead, we are an independent company that provides information and advice on what it means to foster a child. Whatever point you’re at, our team of experienced independent social workers have the expertise needed to give you advice tailored to your needs. As well as this, we provide a clear and simple application service and can run you through the various factors that determine what the best fostering agency in and around Salisbury (or elsewhere) is for you, helping you make the most of your start to a fostering career.

Why does the area need more carers, and why don’t more people apply to foster in Salisbury?

There has been a long-standing shortage of foster carers in the UK, but fostering in Salisbury is an area that needs particular attention. The reality is that there are not enough foster carers which means that the risk of children being placed with carers who might not be the most suitable is much higher resulting in placements falling through more quickly, which in turn causes the child additional distress and disorientation.

We are reaching out to the community to try and raise awareness of the issue, with the aim to get more people to apply to foster in Salisbury so the matching process is improved, in turn leading to kids and young people coming from troubling backgrounds ending up with the right support at the outset, to move forward with their lives.

 

Fostering Statistics: South West

Total Children in Care, SW 2020
Foster Care Placements, SW 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 : 220
4%
Unaccompanied Asylum Seekers : 240
4%
Popular Placement Types: Vary in this area.

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Did you Know - Salisbury?

Salisbury is a cathedral city in southeast Wiltshire, with a population of about 40,000. Salisbury has been described as “the city in the countryside“.

At 404 feet, the Cathedral has the tallest spire in England. The Market Place has seen regular markets since 1227

Salisbury railway station is an interchange between the West of England Main Line and the Wessex Main Line. Stonehenge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is 8 miles northwest of Salisbury.

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