fostering in powys

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in powys

We’re Foster Wales Powys, part of the national network of 22 Welsh not-for-profit Local Authority fostering services.

Powys covers a large rural area in the heart of Wales and our market towns are vibrant with plenty for young people to enjoy.

how it works

It’s easier than you think to start your journey into foster care. Find out more about how it works here.

who can foster?

Anyone with a spare bedroom is eligible to foster in Powys. Our foster carers come from a range of backgrounds. Could you be next?

who can foster

common questions

How does fostering in Powys work? What can you expect? Find the answers here.

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the process

Starting your journey as a foster carer is a simple email or call away. Once you get in touch, we’ll get the ball rolling.

the process

why foster with us?

It's all about providing a safe, loving space to call home. Making a real difference to the young people and children in the heart of our community.

support and rewards

We have two mentoring schemes that support foster carers; one through the adoption
process, the other to support new carers through their first months following approval.
We also have a range of competitive financial rewards. Find out more here.

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learning and development

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local fostering community

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financial support and allowances

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professional support

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real people, real stories

Discover what fostering is really like. Hear from foster families around Powys.

become a foster carer

Wondering how to become a foster carer in Powys? It’s easier than you think, and you
can get started with an email today.

We ensure that every child is placed with carers who can provide stability and security in a warm, safe, caring home, to create positive futures for the children of Powys.

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