fostering in rhondda cynon taf

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in rhondda cynon taf

We know the value of working together as a team, sharing our knowledge and building better futures for children in our community – together.

We’re part of Foster Wales, the national network of all 22 Welsh Local Authority fostering services, including here in Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Contact us to enquire about fostering.

how it works

How do you make the first move on your journey towards becoming a foster carer, and what happens afterwards? Fostering is a commitment and a life change. It’s more than a job. It will challenge you, but it will reward you too – in more ways than you know.

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the process

Learn how to take the first steps on your fostering journey, and what to expect as you progress.

the process
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who can foster?

Every child needs something different, and this means we need a diverse range of foster carers – which could include you.

who can foster?
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common questions

How does fostering work exactly and what should you expect? Find out more here.

common questions

why foster with us?

It's about choosing to help your local community and making a real difference to children’s lives. We cover the Rhondda, Cynon and Taff regions of South Wales, working with dedicated people just like you. We provide everything you need to be a brilliant foster carer, building on your existing skills with dedicated training and expert support. All you need is a spare room! We also offer a range of support and rewards.

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support and rewards

We support you, in every way we can. So, however and whenever you need us, we’ll be here for you.

Learn more.

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meet the team

let's talk about fostering

pop by and say hello to us at any of these events to learn more about fostering

meet the team this spring

become a foster carer

Wondering what it's like to become a foster carer in Rhondda Cynon Taff? Read our blogs from real-life foster carers to hear about their experiences. Becoming a foster carer is simpler than you might think, and you can take the first step today.

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our latest blog looks at popular misconceptions about fostering teens

People often say that they wouldn’t be able to foster teenagers.
We have looked at some of the reasons why – and shared the real experiences of some of our foster carers that dispel these myths. Read more here

story time

real people, real stories

hear what fostering is really like from foster families throughout Rhondda Cynon Taf.

contact us

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