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Fostering support

Find information on what support mechanisms are available for foster carers and fostered children including health, welfare and financial support.

Support for foster carers

Fostering can be a demanding role and we don't expect you to cope on your own. Find out about various support mechanisms available for on our foster carers support page.

Looking for the fostering / adoption secure area? This is currently under review, if you can't find what you need on our support pages please contact us

Financial support

Find out about the fees and allowances paid to foster carers on our financial support page.

Support for fostered children

Find out about the range of support available to children and young people who are in foster care including professional health, educational and therapeutic support depending on the child's needs.


Contact us
03000 269 400
Our address is:
  • Children and Young People's Services
  • Spectrum 8
  • Spectrum Business Park
  • Seaham
  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
  • SR7 7TT
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