Local Area: Pembrokeshire
Welcome to Pembrokeshire Fostering
Pembrokeshire Fostering wish to recruit Foster Carers who are caring, resilient, committed, responsive and motivated, with a spare bedroom. Are you up for the challenge? If so please contact:
Family Placement Team,
Customer Service Centre,
Argyle Street, Pembroke Dock SA72 6HL.
Supported Lodgings Scheme
The Supported Lodgings Scheme in Pembrokeshire aims to bridge the gap to independent living for young people leaving foster care. The scheme aims to give young people the chance to develop the practical skills and emotional stability they will need to make the transition into adulthood, and to make a success of living independently.
Latest News and Events in Pembrokeshire:
550 more foster carers needed across Wales in 2020 The Fostering Network has estimated that 550 foster families will be needed in Wales to keep up with the widespread demand. To combat this, on 1 January 2020 Pembrokeshire County Council has launched, #20 Reasons, a campaign to encourage people within their local area to consider fostering. […]
One of the National Fostering Framework’s (NFF) work-streams has been the development of the Learning and Development Framework for Foster Carers. The Fostering Network and AFA Cymru led on the development of a Learning and Development Framework. There was extensive consultation with foster carers and staff across Wales which made a significant contribution to the […]
IMPROVING the future of children and young people in foster care is at the heart of a new regional partnership. Fostering services from the four local authorities of Carmarthenshire, Powys, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire have come together to form Foster Mid and West Wales. The aim is to work together with local children to create a […]
Have you considered a career as a Foster Carer or Supported Lodgings Provider? Come along and find out more at our Information Evenings:
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 […]
The role of a foster carer can be both extremely rewarding and at the same time emotionally strenuous, requiring resilience and an ability to build on training and experience while working as part of a team. For many children in care living with a male foster carer may be their first positive experience of a […]
Well it’s been 11 years since we started fostering, I can’t believe it. I always wanted to foster but it took a few years to persuade Rhys. All our children were grown up and I suppose it was a bit like empty nest syndrome. We chose fostering because we wanted to make a difference in […]
Pembrokeshire Fostering Service are holding an information evening on March 13th at Cafe Rio, Quay Street, Haverfordwest from 5 – 7.30pm. If you know someone who might be interested bring them along. It’s an informal event and an opportunity for interested people to meet foster carers and staff and chat over a tea/coffee.
“Foster children are not different from your own children. They maybe just haven’t had the start in life that other children have. But it is our job to give them that life that every child deserves,” says Natalie, a foster parent for the past 13 years. Natalie and her husband Colin fostered their first child when […]
Farmers who foster – a case of transferable skills On every sheep farm, there will be times when a lamb needs to be fostered by an ewe that is not its mother, a situation that mostly has a positive outcome. Allison Silk uses this analogy to illustrate some of the similarities between her work as […]