Fostering in Hampshire
We are looking for people like you to foster with us in Hampshire
Could you become a foster carer in Hampshire?
Are you based in the Hampshire area and looking to foster children, or are interested in finding out more about becoming a foster carer? Well look no further, Blue Sky Fostering is looking for foster carers in areas such as Southampton, Eastleigh, Winchester, Basingstoke, Andover, Portsmouth and Ringwood.
Blue Sky Fostering is well-known in Hampshire for the care and support we provide to the children in our care and also to the carers looking after them. We have an excellent team of foster carers and provide a first class support network to local authorities, families and carers. In addition, our work has also been ranked as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, so you know you’re in safe hands when it comes to choosing us as your foster agency.
There are lots of children and young people in Hampshire who are in need of a secure home where they feel safe and cared for. Fostering is a highly rewarding endeavour, which has a positive effect during a crucial time in their development.
What to do now?
Act now and contribute to the positive development of a young person in Hampshire. Simply make an enquiry online by either filling out the form on this page or by contacting us by phone on 0845 4503519.
If you are at the beginning of your fostering journey, why not book a place on one of our local events. Get as much information as you need about fostering in your area!
Why choose Blue Sky Fostering?
When you become part of the Blue Sky team you will not only receive a friendly, supportive and professional service. You will also benefit from the following:
- A competitive weekly foster carer allowance, per child
- A minimum of 14 days paid holiday (respite) a year
- Training in all aspects of looking after children in care giving you the tools to succeed
- Regular phone calls and visits from your own social worker
- Opportunities to meet with other Blue Sky foster carers Blue Sky events for you, your birth children and your foster child
- Access to a social worker who knows about you and your placement 24 hours a day, every day of the year
- A FULFILLING CAREER WHERE YOU CAN MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE TO YOUNG PEOPLE'S LIVES
“We are so pleased with the service we get from Blue Sky. The promise we were given has been kept. There is always someone at the end of the phone to speak to if needed, it makes such a difference.”
Choosing to become foster carers is a big decision for you and your family and we’re with you every step of the way.Find out more
Our News and Blog
What’s happening at Blue Sky and in the wider world of fostering? Keep up to date with our insightful blogs from real life foster carers and current fostering related stories.Find out more
Our teams in Hampshire
We have a local team in Hampshire delivering local training, support groups and social events. They are there to support you on every step of your journey with Blue Sky Fostering.
Paulton's Park is a great option for a fun day out with the kids. It's home to over 60 attractions including Peppa Pig World, a range of large and small rides, play areas, entertainment and a collection of exotic birds and animals.
The New Forest
There is an abundance of activities; from walks, horse rides, water sports and bike hire to wildlife parks, farms and sanctuarys, plus towns and villages to wander. You will always find something to suit your foster child.
Marwell Zoo nr Winchester
This 140 acre park, based near Winchester is a great place to take both children and young people. With over 1,200 animals, 235 different species, road trains and daily activities, it's a great day out for all the family.