England // October 22nd 2014

Exciting news about Fosterline

by FosterTalk Admin on October 22nd 2014

FosterTalk recently launched Fosterline – a government funded fostering helpline service and new dedicated website to support foster carers and those who may be interesting in fostering!

Fosterline is funded by the Department for Education and delivered by FosterTalk, it provides:

  • a freephone helpline, giving immediate access to experienced and trained fostering advisors 9am to 5pm Mon-Fri
  • a new dedicated website, packed full of useful information and signposting
  • online forums that enable site visitors to post questions, comments and share experiences online
  • online enquiry forms for service users to submit their fostering queries

With a shortage of foster carers in England we need to attract as many people from as many backgrounds as possible to consider fostering.  Fosterline will not only support existing foster carers but we aim to reach out to a wide audience attracting people from as many backgrounds as possible to come forward to foster.  Fosterline will support and advise people who are interested in becoming carers regarding the process by encouraging them to use our interactive mapping tool to find their local fostering service simply searching by postcode.   Fosterline includes all fostering services listed by Ofsted; please take a look at www.fosterline.info.

As a key stakeholder in Fosterline we invite you to add a link from your website to www.fosterline.info  in order to attract a wide audience to this vital government initiative.