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Fostering Devon

Your local Capstone office:

Greenhill Way, Kingsteignton, Newton Abbot, TQ12 3SB – 01626 323 840

 

Considering fostering in Devon?

We are always on the lookout for suitable foster carers all over Devon, especially in Exeter, Torbay and Plymouth.  If you are thinking of fostering Devon based children, we are particularly looking for people who can foster siblings or who support children who have been through trauma. Often these children will demonstrate challenging behaviours.

If you have a spare room available and have the energy, resilience and commitment to offer a safe and nurturing home to a child in need of someone to believe in them, then please contact us.

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What our foster carers say

With the support of Capstone we have been able to make a contribution to providing positive experiences in children’s lives. Despite having to deal with sometimes challenging situations and behaviour, overall we thoroughly enjoy fostering and have found it a very rewarding experience.

Kit and Sally

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 received from Capstone Foster Care.

Why choose Capstone Foster Care?

You will be given extensive ‘Skills to Foster’ training as well as an ‘Introduction to Therapeutic Foster Care’ in preparation for your fostering career. Supervising social workers give structured and safe support to carers, and ongoing training is provided to equip you and give you confidence in your role.

We have activity days and participation groups for children (both fostered and birth children are invited) and have access to therapists, an education coordinator and support workers, with the aim of helping children to rebuild their lives and prepare them for a positive future.

We have ‘preferred provider status’ therefore the local authority will refer children to us in the first instance.

Find out more about fostering Devon based children

If you live in Devon, then our nearest office to you is in Newton Abbot where some of the carer training takes place and support groups meet.  Other venues are in Ivybridge or other suitable, local places.

Our main contact person for all new carer enquiries is Jennifer  who is based at our Bristol office and you can reach her on 01454 423 820 or hello@capstonefostercare.co.uk. Jennifer will be able to answer many of your questions and give you further information about what being a foster carer involves.

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 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 so that 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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