Foster Carmarthenshire

Local Area: Carmarthenshire

Room in your life for a child or a young person in Carmarthenshire?

Are you living in Carmarthenshire and looking to foster a child or young person, or interested in finding out what’s involved in becoming a foster carer?

If yes, please call us for a friendly no-obligation chat on 0800 0933 699.  We hold a number of fostering events in Carmarthenshire where you can meet other foster parents and our fostering advisors, keep up to date with our latest news and events to find out more.

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#changeafutureFoster Care Fortnight 2019 will take place from 13th to 26th May.

It’s an annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives. To launch the start of Fostering Fortnight the Foster Mid and West Wales team will be at Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo from 11-3pm on Saturday 11th May. #changeafuture

Remember that you can meet some of our fostering team at the HWB’s in Carmarthenshire during fostering fortnight, between 9am and 1pm. The HWB in Ammanford is at 41 Quay Street, Llanelli HWB is at 36 Stepney Street and Carmarthen HWB is located in the council offices in Spillman Street. Cal the fostering bear has also been putting in an appearance so come down and have an informal chat with our team members, we are looking forward to seeing you

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Fostering Recruitment Team

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:

Ty Elwyn, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 3AP

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Latest News and Events in Carmarthenshire:


Foster Care Fortnight 2019: 13th to 26th May

It’s an annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives.  To launch the start of Fostering Fortnight the Foster Mid and West Wales team were at Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo from 11-3pm on Saturday 11thMay. #changeafuture Remember that you can meet some of our fostering team at the HWB’s in Carmarthenshire […]


Respite foster care

David and Tracey Willard from Mynyddcerrig have been providing respite foster care since 2015, here is their story. After years of careful planning, Tracey and me retired and moved to Wales in 2015 with a view to relaxing to a life of gardening, DIY and travel. However, after a few months, we both felt that […]


Sibling Foster Care

Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service needs to recruit foster carers who can provide a safe and loving home to siblings. The bond between brothers and sisters is so special and that’s why we try our best to make sure that they grow up together. We rely on our amazing foster carers such as Anita and Phil who […]


Scarlets Event

Once again we were invited to be Community Partners at Parc Y Scarlets for their game against Edinburgh on 6th April 2019. This is the 3rd time we have been involved at Parc Y Scarlets and the staff, foster carers and children love the event. Prior to the match we had a stand in the […]


Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas 2018 and a Happy New Year From all the Staff at Carmarthenshire County Council’s Fostering Service.

Fostering mural at Parc y Scarlets

Do you know where this is?

Have you ever been under the west stand in Parc Y Scarlets? It’s worth a look. Children helped to paint this mural under the stand. We hold regular recruitment events at Parc Y Scarlets.


Fostering Network Excellence Award

Everyone in Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service are bursting with pride for Maisie and Ellie Kiff who, last week were two out of six young people in the UK to receive a ‘Fostering Network Excellence Award’ for supporting children as part of their fostering family. Anne Sturgess, Assistant Team Manager within Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service, nominated Maisie and […]