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Information Evening

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service are holding an information evening in Crosshands Club on 11th September 2019 between 6 and 8pm.

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Why we chose to foster for Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service is recruiting foster carers for our children and we need the right kind of people who would embrace a child into their home. You would be surprised how many people feel that they haven’t got the skills necessary to become a foster carer, however if you have the right values and want […]


Foster Care Fortnight 2019: 13th to 26th May

It’s an annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and to show how foster care transforms lives. To launch the start of Fostering Fortnight the Foster Mid and West Wales team were at Dinefwr Park, Llandeilo from 11-3pm on Saturday 11th May. #changeafuture Remember that you can meet some of our fostering team at the HWB’s in […]

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Sibling Foster Care

Carmarthenshire’s Fostering Service needs to recruit foster carers who can provide a safe and loving home to siblings. The bond between brothers and sisters is so special and that’s why we try our best to make sure that they grow up together. We rely on our amazing foster carers such as Anita and Phil who […]


Scarlets Event

Once again we were invited to be Community Partners at Parc Y Scarlets for their game against Edinburgh on 6th April 2019. This is the 3rd time we have been involved at Parc Y Scarlets and the staff, foster carers and children love the event. Prior to the match we had a stand in the […]


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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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.

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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 […]