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Fostering Bristol

Your local Capstone office:

Briarlands Office Park, Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS35 3QH – 01454 423820


We are looking for people who can consider fostering Bristol based children.  If you have the energy, commitment and resilience to look after a child in your home, and have a spare room available, you could make a massive difference in a young person’s life.


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What our foster carers say

As soon as we met with Capstone Foster Care we knew they were the right agency for us. Their whole ethos is centred around the children and the carers. This ethos continued as we met supportive and friendly staff. Support is readily available as are numerous training sessions to ensure that our knowledge and therefore our experience and confidence continue to grow. All of this for us has equalled a positive fostering experience for us as carers and the children that we care for.

Fi and Paul, Highworth

Children we support

Children of all ages and backgrounds come into care for lots of different reasons.  It’s usual for siblings to require support together. We tend to support over 5s, quite often teens. If you would like to foster babies we recommend speaking to your local authority. Although, we do get lots of requests to support parent and child. This is usually a foster placement where a foster carer supports a young mum to care for her baby.

Meet our Carers

Fostering with Capstone

It’s important to understand what fostering is, that’s why we put together this short video. We asked carers from across England to find out how they feel about fostering and the support that they have recieved from Capstone Foster Care.

Why choose Capstone Foster Care?

  • We have a local office in Bristol and 24/7  support is always nearby from our expert social workers
  • We offer training and we look at new innovative techniques, including Social Pedagogy
  • We are ‘preferred providers’ for local authorities

Would you like to know more about fostering?

If you live in or near Bristol, then our nearest office to you is in Rudgeway, near Thornbury.  Our main contact person for all new carer enquiries is Gill Cheadle. You can reach her on 01626 323 840 or send us an enquiry. We will be able to answer many of your questions and give you further information about what fostering involves.

Make a difference

Bristol is a fantastic place to support a child to enjoy new experiences. Spend a day at Bristol Zoo Gardens where there is a vast animal kingdom, an aerial ropes course and a Gorilla island house! Hengrove Park is a great place to spend some time if the child you support enjoys skateboarding. Or why not mix fashion with history at the Fashion Museum in Bath, which takes fashion from present day to the 17th Century – the kids can even try on replica Victorian dress!

About Capstone Foster Care

Capstone Foster Care is a well-established fostering agency operating across most parts of England. We have over 100 staff supporting 500 carers and we were rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in most of our recent inspections. We have 16 offices spread around England and our local staff teams make a point of knowing personally all the carers in their area. We work hard to maintain the local, family feel of all our offices. We can offer new carers the best of both worlds – the resources and expertise of a large agency as well as the personal family feel and local support that most carers really value.

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