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.
Interested in fostering and have a spare room? #fosterforpembs
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:
This week Pembrokeshire County Council are celebrating Kinship Care Week What is kinship care? Kinship care often begins with a family crisis, with a child whose parents are no longer able to care for them. When a loved one steps in – a grandparent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle or family friend, they become a kinship […]
1. Talk to us Pick up the phone and speak to a member of our friendly fostering team on 01437 774650. Find out how we can help you start your fostering journey. We will be happy to answer any questions and outline the fostering process. 2. Meet with us If you decide to take the […]
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 […]