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Currently in Carmarthenshire there are hundreds of children and other young people that need a caring, loving family to foster them. 

By becoming a foster carer, you can help make a huge difference to a child or young persons’ life. There are lots of different types of foster care placements available to suit your individual needs and circumstances.

We are looking for both experienced and new carers from all backgrounds to transform a child and young persons’ life forever. All applications will be considered.

If you have a kind and caring nature, are committed, have compassion for young people and a sense of fun - we want to hear from you today!

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Molly, aged 14

“Since being with my foster family, I’m doing well in school.  My life has changed so much.  It feels good to have someone supporting me. I feel like I have an identity now.”

Listen to Molly's story


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Tom, aged 10 

“When me and my brother arrived with our foster family, I had a bit of a stammer, but my new foster carers took me to a speech therapist and now I don’t have a stammer anymore.”

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Emma, aged 7

“My foster parents are helping me with my speech and reading.”

Listen to Emma's story

I'd like to find out more...

If you would like to find out more information about fostering children and young people in Carmarthenshire we’d really love to hear from you! 

You can contact our Fostering Recruitment Team for an informal chat and to answer any questions on 0800 0933 699 or email fostering@carmarthenshire.gov.uk.

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