Foster care in Ceredigion

Are you thinking of fostering a child or a young person in Ceredigion?

Are you based in the Ceredigion area and looking to foster children, or interested in finding out what’s involved in becoming a foster carer? Well look no further, Calon Cymru Fostering is looking for foster carers in Ceredigion and the surrounding areas. Calon Cymru Fostering has a well established and long standing team who are committed to providing stable and nurturing homes to children and young people. We are looking for all types of foster carers:

What do we provide?

  • Specialist training provided to carers
  • Long standing staff group providing a quality service
  • We’re owned by social workers, who are passionate about improving the lives of looked after children, this influences how we are run
  • Foster carer development – we provide the opportunity to become a specialist foster carer and work within one of our specialisms
  • Local office with friendly staff who are focused on achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people

We understand the support foster carers require, so we treat all foster carers as part of our professional, dedicated team, and we’re there to support the local authorities.

Can I Foster?

All that you need to become a foster carer, on a practical level, is at least one spare bedroom. On an emotional level, your ability to care for and nurture a child is what matters most. We’re not concerned about your age, income or marital status. To qualify for fostering a child in Ceredigion , you can be single, cohabiting or married, and be a homeowner or tenant.

By joining the Calon Cymru Fostering team you will receive all the professional guidance and training you need, from your friendly and supportive staff. We treat all of our carers as individuals, and strive to bring out the best in your through our exceptional levels of support.

In return, you will be very fairly compensated for your time and effort, and you will be directly involved in improving the lives of the children or young people in your care. You will be classed as self-employed so will pay very little tax or NI.

Are you ready to Foster?

If you are thinking about becoming a foster carer, please call us for a friendly no-obligation chat on 029 2081 1173. We will be having a number of fostering events in the Ceredigion & Carmarthen area soon where you can meet other foster parents and our fostering advisors, keep up to date with our events page to find out more. If you think you are ready to help with any one of our fostering services, simply fill in the form below and one of the team will be in touch as soon as they can.

Enquire today about Fostering in Ceredigion

Our experienced fostering advisors are happy to have a no-obligation conversation with you, so you can find out more about becoming a Foster Carer. No hard sell, no pressure, just good advice. Please complete the form below and one of our Carmarthen team will respond shortly. To help us with your enquiry, please supply as much information as you can.

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Where to find us:

Suite 6 Ty Myrddin Old Station Road, Carmarthen, West Wales SA31 1LP

About Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a coastal county in Wales with a past of mining and before that the Roman Kingdom. The county is rich in archaeological remains such as forts, earthworks and standing stones. Here are some examples of some great sites you can visit.

The National Library of Wales

Visit The National Library of Wales in Aberystwyth, home to the national collection of Welsh manuscripts, the National Screen and Sound Archive of Wales, and the most comprehensive collection of paintings and topographical prints in Wales

The Internal Fire – Museum of Power

In Tan-y-groes near the coastal road, The museum houses over 200 tons of working engines in nine Halls and includes a number of smaller engines including the only surviving Petter steam engine. The Internal Fire Museum of Power makes a great day out for Avid steam engine fans.

Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park

Known for its spectacular views across to Cardigan Island just 200 metres offshore, this unique Farm Park, which also overlooks the Teifi estuary and Pembrokeshire Coast National Park is located on a picturesque headland in the southern part of Cardigan Bay. The island itself is a private nature reserve owned by The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales.

For more ideas, check out Trip Advisor or Day out with the Kids.

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