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local success stories

success stories

What makes a fostering success for our families in Swansea? The truth is, it’s different for each one.

what’s fostering really like in swansea?

Hear from those who know best: our amazing local foster carers.

Because we play such an active role in each foster carer’s journey, we’re right by their side to celebrate every little victory. Here are some of the stories that have touched us most.


alfie & rosie

“Fostering has truly been life changing, not only for the children who come to live with...

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wayne & kay

Whether your own children are grown up, still in school, or you don’t have children...

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julie, hayley and zoe

Foster carers, Julie, Hayley and Zoe have all been friends for over eight years. Zoe...

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jeanette & jack

Jack and Jeanette’s fostering journey started in 1989 when they looked after the daughter of...

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annette & pete

Annette O’Keefe was approved as a foster carer in January 2020, and then partner Pete...

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clare & gareth

During Covid, most people were struggling being at home, wishing for the time when some...

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Single female foster carer


“I genuinely can’t ever imagine a life without fostering being a big part of it!”...

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single male foster carer


Dafydd has been teaching for 20 years but a few years ago, he made the...

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Two adults and two teenagers walking in field in Swansea

phil and jane

Phil and Jane are now well into their 12th year as foster carers. the foster...

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Woman and young girl using computer to make video call

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