fostering in merthyr tydfil

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in merthyr tydfil

We believe in the importance of community, shared expertise and working together to build better futures for the children in our care.

We’re Foster Wales Merthyr Tydfil, and we stand as one of the 22 Local Authorities in Wales providing your national fostering service.

how it works

How do you take the first step towards becoming a foster carer and what can you expect? Fostering will change your life. It will challenge and reward you. Are you ready?

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the process

Find out how to start your fostering journey, and what happens next.

the process
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who can foster?

No two children are the same, and each needs something different – a unique foster carer. Someone like you.

who can foster
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common questions

How does fostering work and where might the journey take you? Find the answers here.

common questions

why foster with us?

Fostering means making a real difference, right now, to local children. With us, it also means getting the best support and guidance from a huge national network of like- minded people. To help you work with us to build better futures for local children, we provide everything you need to be the best foster carer you can be – including generous rewards.

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support and rewards

We’re a small local team, but we’re part of something bigger. We’re right beside you
with all the support you need. Whenever you need us, we’re here.

Learn more.

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meet our team

come and find out more about fostering in Merthyr Tydfil

Our team will be out and about this Summer Keep an eye on our social media for updates or fill in an enquiry on the 'contact us' page and we will call you :)

meet the team

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real people, real stories

contact our friendly team

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