Foster Wales

fostering success stories

What makes a fostering success? It’s different for every family. It means connection. Happiness. Stability.

what is fostering really like?

Hear from those who know best: our amazing foster carers.

We’re right there beside every foster carer throughout their journey, offering guidance and support, and celebrating all the little victories. Here are some of the stories that have touched us most.

Photos of Tayler as a young girl and graduating


Tayler is a care experienced young person who has her own podcast, Tay Does Life.

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young female adult smiling


I came into care when I was 6 year old, with my brother and sister. I remember stepping through the door

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Adult and teen laughing


I came into foster care when I was 4. I have the best foster carers ever.

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Boy on the beach with trouser legs rolled up. Lady has a reassuring hand on his shoulder.


We have a varied community of foster carers, including single foster carers like Jo.

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Family wearing winter coats and hats

jeevan and carole

Carole and Jeevan have been fostering for 5 years. It was friends who inspired them to start fostering.

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Family sitting at a picnic table

jack, cam and mags

Partners Jack and Cam, and Jack’s mum Mags, foster children together from their home in Neath Port Talbot.

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common questions

what is fostering?

Fostering means accepting a child as part of your family when they have to be away from their own. It could be for a night, a…

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what is the difference between fostering and adoption?

Foster care and adoption might be fundamentally different, but they share some common values. Kindness. Compassion. Stability. A safe harbour, when it's needed most.  the legal…

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what is the role of a foster carer?

As a foster carer, you’re part of a team. We simply can't do what’s best for local children without foster carers, and the truth is, every…

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