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Fostering information events

If you're interested in becoming a foster carer through Lewisham Council, come along to one of our events for information about the process.

Come along to an event to help you decide if fostering is right for you and your family.

What will be discussed

  • different types of fostering or supported lodging
  • the qualities you need
  • children and young people that need fostering or supported lodging
  • myths around fostering and supported lodging
  • the requirements to become a foster carer or supported lodgings carer
  • the financial and other support you would receive
  • the application and approval process to become a carer

Fostering coffee mornings

Find out more in person over coffee and biscuits about fostering and how you can provide a foster home for a child from Lewisham.

Recurs

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Fostering Hub 10am -1pm (except bank holidays)

Starts

29/01/2024 10:00:00

Ends

09/12/2024 13:00:00

Availability

Cost

Free

Venue

Fostering Hub, 45 Bromley Road, SE6 2UA

Virtual fostering information sessions

Find out more about fostering in Lewisham, ask questions directly to our helpful team and learn about the benefits and training on offer for our foster carers.

Recurs

Every other Thursday, 6-7pm

Starts

19/06/2024 18:00:00

Ends

19/12/2024 19:00:00

Availability

Virtual (Teams)

Cost

Free

Venue

Please contact the Fostering Recruitment team at fosteringrecruitment@lewisham.gov.uk for the Teams link, alternatively we can arrange a session for you on a day and time that suits you.

Glassmill Leisure Centre

The team will have a fostering recruitment stall at Glassmill Leisure Centre. Come and see us to find out more about fostering for Lewisham.

Recurs

Starts

20/07/2024 10:00:00

Ends

20/07/2024 13:00:00

Availability

Cost

Free

Venue

Glassmill Leisure Centre, 41 Loampit Vale, London SE13 7FT

Music, Jerk ‘n Tings at Horniman Museum & Gardens

The team will have a fostering recruitment stall at this year's Music, Jerk ‘n Tings. Come and see us to find out more about fostering for Lewisham.

Recurs

Starts

10/08/2024 00:00:00

Ends

10/08/2024 00:00:00

Availability

Cost

Venue

Horniman Museum & Gardens 100 London Road, Forest Hill, London SE23 3PQ

Want to know more about fostering?

Request an information pack, find out more about our events or speak to a member of the team.

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