Fostering and short break care

How to foster a child in Bristol and other options for looking after a child temporarily.

To find out more about fostering with us, visit our Fostering website. You can find information on:

Visit our Fostering website

Fostering information events 2018

We have events around the city for you to come and learn more about fostering. When an event is scheduled details will be published below.


LGBT and considering fostering or adoption 

Wednesday the 7 March 6pm to 8pm at the Watershed, 1 Canon's Rd, Bristol BS1 5TX.

To celebrate National LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week 5 to 11 March 2018 Bristol City Council and other local authorities and agencies will be holding an information session.

This is with experienced staff and LGBT foster carers and adopters available to answer any questions. There will be information on the children, the process and the support.

Register your interest for the event on the eventbrite website.