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Types of fostering

There are many different types of fostering options for you to choose, depending on your own preferences, experience and circumstances.

Could you foster?

There is no typical foster carer. Wiltshire Council welcomes people from all backgrounds, nationalities, religions, genders and ages.

Fostering events

Wiltshire Council holds fostering events and online information sessions for people considering fostering.

Family based overnight short break

Wiltshire Council run a short break care scheme called Family Based Overnight Short Breaks. It's different to regular fostering as it's part-time.

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