Could you foster a Shropshire child?

Contact details

Children's Placement Service
0800 783 8798
Shropshire Council
Safeguarding
Mount McKinley Building
Shrewsbury Business Park
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6FG

More information

If you feel you need more information on whether fostering is for you there are a range of organisations who can offer independent advice.

These include:

  • BAAF: British Association of Adoption and Fostering
  • CAFCASS (the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service) – information on all issues concerning CAFCASS
  • GOV UK (Formerly Directgov) – adoption and fostering information
  • Fostering Network (previously called the National Foster Care Association)
  • Fosterline – an organisation with offers free and impartial advice for foster carers or if you are thinking of becoming a foster carer
  • Foster Talk – providing professional support, advice and preferential pricing arrangements to foster carers nationwide
  • Childline – an organisation giving information for children and young people
  • Coram Children’s Legal Centre – operates a free and confidential legal advice and information service covering all aspects of child, family and education law in England
  • Department of Education – this is a useful website offering information on all types of fostering

If you do feel you would like to talk to a member of our team, please feel free to contact us.

Contact details

Children's Placement Service
Shropshire Council
Safeguarding
Mount McKinley Building
Shrewsbury Business Park
Shrewsbury
Shropshire
SY2 6FG