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Considering fostering in Dorset?

Are you based in Dorset and have been toying with the idea of fostering, please read on.  If you have a spare bedroom available and are able to offer the time, patience and commitment required to look after a child in need of a caring home we would love to hear from you.  In the Dorset area we specifically need carers who are able to take a parent and their child, or perhaps able to foster a sibling group.

Why choose Capstone Foster Care?

You will be part of a close-knit network of carers, excellent all round support.  You will have access to an experienced social worker, therapists, a social pedagogue, intervention worker and 24/7 emergency support and management back-up.

In preparation for your fostering career you will receive comprehensive training in ‘Skills to Foster’ as well as an introduction to ‘Therapeutic Foster Care’, following by ongoing training.  There are days out for carers and children and we encourage children to participate in activity days and also offer training to birth children.

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Would you like to know more about fostering?

If you live in Dorset, then our nearest office to you is in Ringwood, although training and carer support groups take place in Dorchester or other local venues.

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 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 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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