Foster care in Vale of Glamorgan

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

Are you based in the Vale of Glamorgan 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 Vale of Glamorgan. 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 Vale of Glamorgan, 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. 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 Vale of Glamorgan

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.

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About Vale of Glamorgan

The Vale, only a few miles outside of Cardiff, is home to the most southerly point of Wales and the seaside district of Barry Island. Here’s some ideas for fun days out with your foster children:

Barry Island Pleasure Park

Established in 1929, this park is a mixture of vintage and new rides and attractions, with something suitable for every age range. Access to the park is free, your just pay for the rides you want to use. Find out more.

Dyffryn Gardens

This National Trust property has over 55 acres of beautiful Edwardian gardens, Grade II listed Dyffryn House, and the 22 acre Arboretum which provides a secluded woody escape with year-round colour. Find out more.

Barry Island War Museum

This attraction is located within the historic Barry Island Railway Line. It offers an authentic wartime experience. Visitors will see a trench, built to simulate the reality of the life on the Western Front and a genuine WW2 air raid shelter. Find out more.

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

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