Southampton City Council is looking to grow its team of foster carers in order to ensure a diverse choice and match of placements is available for children and young people who have come into the care of the Local Authority.

You will need to have a spare bedroom, be aged 21 or over, have childcare experience and be able to offer flexibility. You don’t need to give up work to foster, as long as you can be available when required. Once you are approved, we do everything we can to ensure that your needs are met – from offering a weekly fostering allowance to delivering comprehensive training and providing access to 24/7 help and advice.

To find out more, join our virtual fostering information session on Saturday 16th January 2021, 10.30am – 12noon Meet the Recruitment Team, hear from a foster carer, find out about the assessment process, and have all your questions answered!

Make a difference to a child’s life – find out more by calling 0800 5 191818 or email