Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
The Fostering Network
Description

The Fostering Network is the UK's leading charity for everyone with a personal or professional involvement in fostering. It supports foster carers, and improve the lives of children in care.

It is a membership organisation and works with and for around 57,000 foster carers throughout the UK, as well as fostering service members and local foster care associations.

As the UK’s voice of foster care they work with their members in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales to share knowledge and best practice, promote fostering and campaign for positive changes in foster care at the highest level.

They produce training courses and publications and offer an information service and Fosterline, an advice line for foster carers.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working
This organisation provides support for
Families Parents
Regions
National
Areas Served (Further Details)
UK wide
Is there a cost for these services?
No
Cost information

However, there is a membership fee. Please check webiste/make direct contact for details.

How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00
FridayFrom 09:00To 16:30
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
87 Blackfriars Road
Town
London
Postcode
SE1 8HA

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Helpline

Helpline service?

Helpline Details

Name
Fosterline
Description

Fosterline is the confidential advice line for foster carers, providing independent, impartial advice about fostering issues.

They provide information on issues such as concerns about a child's future, allegations and complaints, changes in legislation and financial matters. They are also able to advise you on how to take the next step in dealing with any fostering issue and how to access other useful services and support.

Telephone number
Freephone number?
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
No

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
50m
Bus numbers?
45, 63, 100
Is there a rail station nearby?
Approx. distance?
900m

External Access

Is there a ramp?

Internal Access

Is there more than one floor at the premises?
Is there a lift?

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