Could you provide the love and stability a child needs? We are looking for people who have a place in their home and their heart to foster a child or a young person.
More information about what fostering is.
More information about fostering in Lewisham.
If you are currently fostering through a private fostering agency or another local authority and would like to transfer to Lewisham, we would love to hear from you.
Learn more about our foster carers.
Find out what your responsibilities are if your child is being cared for by another adult, or if you are caring for someone else’s child.
Our family and friends care policy is made available here to help people understand when and how we might support friends and family to care for children outside of the birth parents.
Information about the resources and facilities available for looked after children and care leavers who may be placed in the borough by another local authority.
It takes up to eight months to be approved as a foster carer. Find our more about the journey.