As part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight©, Foster Wales Newport is running a ‘Sunflower Design’ Competition and asking young people in the local community to get creatively involved. Sunflowers represents how foster carers can nurture a child looked after so that they can nourish, flourish and grow to reach their full potential.
fostering in newport
working together to build better futures for local children
fostering in newport
The love and support foster parents provide makes a world of difference for local children who can’t live with their families. Discover just how rewarding fostering can be – get to know our local team.
We’re Foster Wales Newport, your Local Authority fostering service.
thinking about fostering in newport?
Almost anyone is eligible to become a foster carer, so if you’re wondering how fostering works and what you can expect, you can find the answers here.
Wondering how fostering works, what day-to-day responsibilities you have and how you can get started? Learn all you need to know, here.
why foster with us?
We’re your local, dedicated team and we’re here to support you. Our goal is to do the best for all the children and young people in our care, and that means truly caring and being part of the community here in Newport.
We put people before profit – and as a not-for-profit organisation, we can guarantee we always will.
To help support you in all the ways you need us, we offer generous rewards, support from a range of skilled professionals, and a varied mix of training and development opportunities. Find out more about the benefits of becoming a foster carer, here.
how it works
From your initial contact with our team to becoming a fully fledged foster carer, there’s a lot to know about fostering.
It’s a big commitment and a life-changing role, too. Fostering will challenge you but it will reward you daily too, every time you realise the difference you’re making.
It all starts with one small step. Find out how to start the process of becoming a foster carer, and what you can expect after you do.
You might be surprised at the range of rewards that come with being a foster carer. The expertise of our dedicated team is always just a phone call away, and we offer a range of varied rewards to enrich your day-to-day experience of fostering. We’re here to help you be the best you can be.