Meet Our Foster Carers

To read more about some of our carers and watch their videos, you can click on the stories below. We’ve got carers across England and everyone is on their own journey. The one thing they all have in common is the difference they make to build brighter futures for the young people they support.

Meet Jill and Mark

Mark and I began our fostering journey 6 years ago. Neither of us had ever fostered before, but having worked in the care industry, it was something I had wanted...

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Meet Solveig and Josh

Having grown up among many families who have been involved in adoption or fostering, I knew it was always something I wanted to do. When I met my husband Josh...

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Meet Dalice and John

I have been a foster carer with my husband John for 14 years now. Originally, we started fostering through a local authority, but after feeling we needed more support, we...

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Meet Paula

I’ve been fostering for nearly 7 years now and having been in care myself and having had a positive experience with my foster family, I know how much of an...

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Meet Jasmin

Challenging, ever-demanding yet immensely rewarding. I've been fostering with Fostercare UK for almost 3 years and have not regretted it! It is hard work and exhausting! Every day is different and...

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Meet Millie

I’d always wanted a bigger family but becoming a single parent meant that life changed a lot.  I’d looked at adopting but with not much support, had decided that one...

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Meet Geraldine and John

After having worked for social services for 25 years helping children and their families at times of need, John and I decided we would like to become part of changing...

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Meet Madge and Gerry

Gerry and I became foster carer five and a half years ago I’d always had an interest in children’s behaviour and worked with the most challenging ones at a local school. I...

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Meet Monica

I have been fostering since 2014 and started my fostering journey knowing it was something that I had always wanted to do. I was driven by the desire to be...

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Meet Louise and Gareth

Gareth and I have been fostering since September 2016, when we got approved at panel. We had been trying to have a baby and due to complications and health issues, we...

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Meet Rebecca and Stuart

Stuart and I have been fostering for 10 years, 5 of these years have been with FosterCare UK. We chose to foster because although we were both working with children, Stuart...

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Meet Gill

There was 10-year gap between my daughter and her younger brother. My husband was self-employed and I became a child minder with the local council. This meant I could help toward...

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Meet Alex and Matt

When we were considering to foster we thought that a mother and child placement would fit in best with our family as also have young children ourself, we passed panel...

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