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Information sessions

April is sibling month - could you open your home and heart to siblings? Come to one of our online information meetings and find out more. We're holding our next online Zoom information meeting on Saturday 17 April between 12pm and 1pm. Register your interest for one of our next information meetings to find out about fostering with Southwark

What happens at an information session

  • hear how fostering helps young people
  • talk to experienced foster carers and our great support staff
  • learn what is needed to become a foster carer from our social workers
  • get an insight into what it's like to be a Southwark foster carer
  • ask any questions

How long are information sessions

The online meeting will be 40 minutes (maximum). You can register your interest beforehand.

Information sessions dates

We will be holding all our information sessions online (via Zoom) until further notice.

We're holding our next online Zoom information meeting on Saturday 17 April at 12 noon.

Fostering information meeting

17 April, 12pm – 1pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 837 6160 6879
Passcode: 082108

Please log in 5 minutes beforehand to ensure the session starts on time.
If you have any queries about fostering or the event that you would like to raise, please email:

Other information meetings will be held on:

  • Saturday 17 April at 12 noon
  • Tuesday 27 April at 6pm
  • Tuesday 11 May at 6pm
  • Saturday 15 May at 12 noon
  • Wednesday 26 May at 2pm
  • Tuesday 15 June at 2pm
  • Saturday 19 June at 12 noon
  • Wednesday 23 June at 6pm

You can register your interest. During this time we are also offering 'virtual one to one sessions' between Monday and Thursdays 9am to 6pm - please fill out the online form to request a call back or to book a 1:1 session.

Fostering sessions

Drop in sessions are on hold, but feel free to email us. We're happy to do a one to one session with you during working hours, so don't forget to include your phone number and a good time to contact you.

Register your interest in fostering

If you’re interested in fostering, you can also complete our quick enquiry form and a member of our team will contact you. You don't have to complete a form before an information session.

Complete a quick enquiry form

We're pleased to hear from anyone who wishes to foster, but you do need to have a spare room. If you currently don't have a spare room, contact our Family Link team or the Independent visitor scheme.

Page last updated: 15 April 2021

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