fostering in swansea

working together to build better futures for local children

fostering in swansea

Creating a better future for children in our community is our number one priority, always.

We’re Foster Wales Swansea, one of 22 Welsh Local Authority fostering services that make up Foster Wales.

Thinking about fostering in swansea?

who can foster?

Diversity is celebrated at Foster Wales Swansea. More than 140 local families foster with us, and no two families are the same.

learn more
Excited face of a small boy

common questions

How does fostering work and what can you expect? Find the answers here.

learn more

story time

real people, real stories

Learn first-hand what fostering entails from our foster families in Swansea.

why foster?

It’s about giving local children a brighter future. You can make a world of difference just by being yourself, by caring and listening.

We provide dedicated support on your fostering journey, from specialist training to financial allowances, so you’re never alone. Learn more here.

how it works

How do you become a foster carer in Swansea and what can you expect?

Fostering means dedication and commitment. It can be challenging, but it’s deeply rewarding too.

Single male and children eating ice cream
the process

Find out how to begin your journey as a foster carer and what to expect next.

learn more
woman and sisters making food
support and rewards

We offer a generous range of rewards and unbeatable support, every day. Learn more.

learn more

become a foster carer

Do you dream of becoming a foster carer in Swansea? We’ll work with you to help turn your dream into reality.

local fostering community

There is a community of foster carers in your local area. Like us, they are here to support you. We are one team, all working together to help build better futures for local children.

Discussion icon

financial support

Being a foster carer with us means that you will receive competitive fees and allowances which are higher than those set by Welsh Government.

learning and developement

You’ll have access to all the tools and training you will need to ensure you can meet the needs of each child in your care.


Foster Wales Swansea places the support we provide our foster carers as one of our main priorities.  We provide support groups, coffee mornings, events, and activities for children.

Woman and young girl using computer to make video call

contact our friendly team