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Support for foster carers in Wokingham

How we support foster carers

Adults in a class

As a foster carer you will be provided support and training, including:


  • Regular contact and support from a fostering social worker
  • 24 hour support from our fostering team
  • Foster carer's helpline
  • Local support groups held at child friendly venues
  • Regular newsletters

Visit the training and development page to find out more

Support groups

We encourage our foster carers to attend our support groups held at child-friendly local venues with refreshments available for adults and children alike.

We also have summer and pantomime trips as well as a Christmas party for foster families.

Regular newsletters

We send regular newsletters to our carers to update them about developments in foster care and children’s services, forthcoming training opportunities and any other information we think you might be interested in.

Visit our financial support page to to find out about the financial benefits of fostering

 Quote start Sometimes, all you need is an adult who actually understands you, will back you up when you are right, and tell you when you are wrong.

Contact us

0118 974 6204

fostering@wokingham.gov.uk