Open a whole new chapter in your life through fostering
September is a time for new beginnings, when children go back to school and teenagers leave the family home to embark on a new, independent life at university, work or college.Read more..
LGBT adopters and foster carers needed in Bridgend
A campaign which encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) to consider making a positive difference to local children is being backed by Bridgend County Borough Council.Read more..
Could your resolution be to change a child’s life?
It’s that time of year where people set resolutions for the year, promising to lead healthier lifestyles, save money, change their career or try out a new hobby.Read more..
Fostering song hopes to hit the right note this Christmas!
Step aside Cruz Beckham – some local child-stars are aiming for a hit this Christmas with a song about fostering.Read more..
Sons and daughters commended for crucial fostering role
Children of foster carers across Bridgend County Borough are being recognised as part of ‘Sons and Daughters’ monthRead more..
Empty nesters make great foster carers!
Bridgend County Borough Council is appealing to ‘empty nesters’ to consider becoming foster carers.Read more..
Can't cook, could foster!
Results from a survey involving children and young people in foster care have revealed that you don’t need to be a good cook to be a great foster carer – being able to provide security, support and love are the most important ingredients!Read more..
Time to Foster, Time to Care
Bridgend County Borough Council is supporting the Fostering Network’s annual Foster Care Fortnight (16-29 May) campaign by asking people if they have the time to care.Read more..
Easter treats donated to vulnerable children
Looked after children across Bridgend County Borough have received an Easter egg thanks to the Bridge FM Easter Egg Appeal.Read more..
Mayor recognises the achievements of long-serving foster carers
Two of Bridgend County Borough Council’s fostering families have been awarded with a Mayor’s Citizenship Award for their services to fostering.Read more..
Call for more LGBT adopters and foster carers in Bridgend
Bridgend County Borough Council is backing a campaign which encourages people from the lesbian, gay, bi- or transgender (LGBT) community to consider fostering or adoption.Read more..
Help foster a child's potential
During the New Year, people often vow to give up bad habits or improve their lives in one way or another. This New Year, Bridgend County Borough Council is asking whether people could help a child reach their full potential by considering becoming a foster carer.Read more..
Christmas on the way to children in care
Many youngsters will be getting an extra Christmas present this year thanks to the kind-heartedness of Bridgend County Borough residents and local businesses.Read more..
Remember Bridgend’s ‘Children in Need’
Following the success of this year’s BBC Children in Need campaign, Bridgend County Borough Council is urging local residents to also remember the area’s very own children in need.Read more..
Sons and Daughters rewarded for fostering role
As part of Sons and Daughters Week (26 October – 1 November), foster carers’ own children received a letter from The Worshipful the Mayor Councillor Richard Young.Read more..
Foster carers’ children praised for their role
Sons and daughters who welcome foster children into their own families are being recognised as part of ‘Sons and Daughters’ week (26 October – 1 November).Read more..
Sons and daughters take part in fostering campaign
For Sons and Daughters Week (26 October – 1 November), our foster carers’ own children have taken part in an online campaign.Read more..
Can you make a connection?
We are asking people if they can ‘make a connection’ to fostering in an attempt to dispel myths that still exist within foster care.Read more..
Tax information for foster carers
Tax information for foster carersRead more..
New fostering DVD launched
A new DVD promoting Bridgend County Borough Council’s fostering service has been launched at Bridgend Life Centre.Read more..
Welcome to the new fostering website.........
Our previous web pages were a little behind the times so we’re delighted to be launching this brand new site.Read more..