Fostering events

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

Fostering myth-busting tour

We are going on a Fostering Myth-busting tour to 13 locations over the next 2 weeks starting on Monday May 9.  Do come and see us, you will be able to talk to foster carers in your local area, you will be able to hear what fostering is like on a day to day basis.

Myth-busting tour dates
DateVenueTime
Monday 9 MaySalisbury City centre, on the High Street between Waterstones and New Look)10am -  3pm
Tuesday 10 MayMelksham Market, Market Place9am - 2pm
Wednesday 11 MayTrowbridge Market9am - 2:30pm
Thursday 12 MayBradford on Avon  market, Bridge Street carpark (by the library)9am - 1pm
Friday 13 MayWarminster market (adjacent to the Library )9am - 1:30pm
Saturday 14 MayMarlborough Market, High Street9am - 3pm
Monday 16 MayTisbury High Street (opposite Co-op Store)10am - 1pm
Monday 16 MayAmesbury, Amesbury Central car park2pm - 4pm
Tuesday 17 MayFive Rivers Leisure Centre, Hulse Road, Salisbury2pm - 6pm
Wednesday 18 MayRoyal Wootton Bassett Market, High Street9am - 3pm
Thursday 19 MayTidworth Leisure Centre, Nadder Road, Tidworth2pm - 6pm
Friday 20 MayMalmesbury Market, Market Cross9am - 3pm
Saturday 21 MayWestbury Soapbox Derby, White Horse Equestrian Centre11am - 7pm

Coffee morning

Drop in to our fostering coffee morning run by Wiltshire Foster carers. You will be able to talk to existing foster carers about fostering, what it involves and what's like in real life.  This is a casual event, so do pop in and meet with our foster carers.

Venue: Trowbridge, Coffee #1, Fore Street, Trowbridge
Date: Saturday 21 May
Time: 11am - 2pm

Fostering information session

Join us for our online fostering information sessions. The session will start with an introduction to fostering presentation, followed by a live question and answer session with a member of the fostering team. There will also be an interview with a foster carer, which will help to give you an idea of what being a foster carer is like in real life. 

Online information session
Date: Tuesday 24 May
Time: 7pm
Join link: https://bit.ly/3kkec6F

This online event will be broadcast on Microsoft Teams, if you do not have Microsoft Teams please download the app prior to the event.  Microsoft Teams apps is free to download.

If you've ever thought about becoming a foster carer and would like more information, you can also contact Wiltshire Council's fostering team on fostering@wiltshire.gov.uk, 0800 169 6321 or Find us on Facebook. You can also text 'foster' to 60002.

Michelle said:

For me, seeing my young person coming here and experience different things that we do is a real pleasure, I look forward to her coming and I enjoy her company.

Register your interest

Register your interest in fostering with Wiltshire Council to find out more about becoming a foster carer you can download our information brochure and register your interest.

Register your interest