Foster with us

Come direct to Wandsworth Council and make a real difference to local children’s lives.

Why foster with Wandsworth?

As a local authority, we focus on achieving the best outcomes for children in our care and not on making profit. When you foster with us there are many benefits, including:

  • A straightforward process, taking 16 to 20 weeks on average
  • Placements offered to you first, ahead of agency carers
  • Competitive fees and allowances
  • Dedicated social worker support
  • Comprehensive training

More reasons to choose us

Latest updates

Carers needed for babies

We’re currently looking for foster carers who want to look after babies. If you’re interested let us know and we’ll get in touch to discuss further.


Join our information event

Our next monthly information event is on Thursday 18 July. It’s a chance to find out more about fostering from one of our social workers or foster carers. See how you can join our events.