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You can make a real difference to a child in Bedford Borough if you foster.

Fostering is when children who aren’t able to live with their birth families are placed in a safe and loving family home on a temporary basis.

I'm interested in fostering

You'll find out about the types of fostering, what it involves and how to start the assessment process. We offer training, support and a competitive allowance for the child and a fee for you.

I'm interested in fostering

Already a foster carer? Transfer to us  

If you're already a foster carer, find out the benefits in transferring to us at Bedford Borough Council.

Transfer to Bedford Borough Council 

Phone us on 01234 718718 or email adoptionandfostering@bedford.gov.uk.

Get in touch to find out more via our online form:

Fostering enquiry

Download the fostering information pack (PDF).

Fostering statement of purpose 2019-20 (PDF)

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