Become a Foster carer in Carmarthenshire

Could you help transform a child’s life?


Online Information Sessions

Has Covid-19 changed the way you live and work and given you the ability to consider becoming a foster parent?

In response to Covid-19 Carmarthenshire County Council Fostering Service are holding regular online information sessions.

We are a friendly and enthusiastic bunch who love talking about our jobs and are passionate about making a difference to children’s lives. We would like you to hear first-hand what it’s like to foster for Carmarthenshire.

There is no obligation and no ‘hard sell’, just a chance to find out more and start to think whether fostering is right for you and your family.

Contact us to find out about our next sessions.

New Family Social is a national organisation, providing support, training and advise to LGBT+ families.
Our team are trained to deliver assessments for LGBTQ+ families.

Since being with my foster family, I’m doing well in school. My life has changed so much. It feels good to have someone supporting me. I feel like I have an identity now.

Foster with your local Council

  • Help local children
  • Help them to stay in their local area and local schools
  • Support and training on your doorstep
  • Experienced team nearby that you can trust to be there every step of the way
  • Wish to support a non-profit making Local Authority Fostering Service
  • Join many local families in Carmarthenshire who already foster with us


Foster Carers’ Charter implementation toolkit for WalesThe Foster Carers’ Charter Toolkit

The charter sets out mutual roles and responsibilities, which are ‘owned’ by both foster carers and the fostering service. [Read more]

Enquire Today

We have a team of friendly, experienced Fostering Advisors who you can have a no obligation conversation with to find out more about becoming a Foster Carer. There will be no pressure, no hard sell, just good advice and information.

Quick checklist….

  • have you got a spare bedroom?
  • spare time to spend with children?
  • are you over 21?

Sibling Foster Care

pebbles on beach showing siblings

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 have embraced caring for siblings and would like to share their story.


Foster in Carmarthenshire

Do you have a spare room in your home for a child or young person? We’re looking for warm, caring and dedicated people who want to help transform children and young people’s lives in Carmarthenshire.

Foster child sitting on pavement

Currently in Carmarthenshire there are children and other young people that need a caring, loving family to foster them. By becoming a foster carer, you can help make a huge difference to a child or young persons’ life. There are lots of different types of foster care placements available to suit your individual needs and circumstances.

Foster family in Carmarthenshire

We are looking for both experienced and new carers from all backgrounds to transform a child and young persons’ life forever. All applications will be considered. If you have a kind and caring nature, are committed, have compassion for young people and a sense of fun – we want to hear from you today!

Foster Mid and West Wales is a collaboration of four Local Authority fostering services, working together with local children and young people, we are not for profit and cover Powys, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire.