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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas 2018 and a Happy New Year From all the Staff at Carmarthenshire County Council’s Fostering Service.

Fostering mural at Parc y Scarlets

Do you know where this is?

Have you ever been under the west stand in Parc Y Scarlets? It’s worth a look. Children helped to paint this mural under the stand. We hold regular recruitment events at Parc Y Scarlets.


Fostering Network Excellence Award

Everyone in Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service are bursting with pride for Maisie and Ellie Kiff who, last week were two out of six young people in the UK to receive a ‘Fostering Network Excellence Award’ for supporting children as part of their fostering family. Anne Sturgess, Assistant Team Manager within Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service, nominated Maisie and […]

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Pumpkin Carving at Dinefwr Park

Foster carers and children met on a sunny but cold and frosty morning to carve pumpkins and join in the activities in the park. All had fun wandering through the forest and crafting spiders before having a cuppa in the café to warm us up. The children enjoyed seeing the staff spooked by the ghosts […]

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Information Evening 21st November

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service are holding an information evening in Crosshands Club on 21st November 2018 between 6 and 8pm. It’s an informal event and an opportunity for interested people to meet foster carers and staff and chat over a tea/coffee.

Launch of foster website Llanelly house

Carmarthenshire Fostering Website is now ‘Live’

The Carmarthenshire Fostering Service is very excited to be launching their new website.  The website was officially launched on 10th September in Llanelly House.  The website provides a wealth of information and guidance to potential foster carers and explains some of the ways that the Carmarthenshire Fostering Service help and support those interested in becoming […]

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Information Evening

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service are holding an information evening in Crosshands Club on 19th September 2018 between 6 and 8pm.

4th Family Fun Day in Pembrey Country Park

Family Fun Day

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service held its 4th Family Fun Day in Pembrey Country Park on Saturday 21st July 2018. Lots of fun activities and games were enjoyed by foster carers, their children and the children they look after.

Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight™ is The Fostering Network’s annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering. It is also the UK’s biggest foster carer recruitment campaign.

Foster Carers’ Charter implementation toolkit for Wales

The Foster Carers’ Charter Toolkit

The Foster Carers’ Charter in Wales was developed by The Fostering Network in partnership with the Welsh Local Government Association and the Directors of Social Services.