Fostering in Neath Port Talbot
Foster care in Neath Port Talbot
Are you thinking of fostering a child or a young person in Neath Port Talbot?
Are you based in the Neath Port Talbot 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 Neath Port Talbot 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:
- Short-term foster care, providing a stop gap until more a permanent home can be found
- Long term foster care, providing a stable family home environment for nurturing children into confident happy individuals.
- Fostering Siblings, Parent and Child fostering, Emergency care and more
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 Neath Port Talbot, 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 local friendly and supportive team. 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. Keep up-to-date with our events page to see when our expert team will be in your area for a chat about fostering. 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 Neath Port Talbot
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 a member of our local team will be in touch shortly. To help us with your enquiry, please supply as much information as you can.
Where to find us:
Suite 6 Ty Myrddin Old Station Road, Carmarthen, West Wales SA31 1LP
About Neath Port Talbot
Home to over 140,000 people, the County Borough of Neath Port Talbot is the third most populous in Wales. With beautiful scenery, waterfalls and valleys, you will find lots interesting places to explore with your future foster family:
Afan Forest Park
This park is great for a variety of activities, suitable for all abilities. You’ll find mountain biking trails, country walks and low level cycle routes. There’s onsite cafes as well, so you can make a day of it with your fostering family. Find out more about Afan Forest Park.
Found on the River Dulais, this site is now in the care of the National Trust. It’s worth a trip to see one of the most scenic waterfalls in Wales. Take part in lots of activities, both indoor and outdoor, suitable for all the family. Find out more about Aberdulais Falls.
This is a three-mile stretch of sandy beach is great for surfers, jet-skiers, windsurfers, kite surfers, kayakers, boaters and sunbathers alike. Take in the view across Swansea Bay to the Mumbles, or enjoy the attractions on the promenade. Find out more about Aberavon Beach.
For more ideas, check out Trip Advisor.