Come and talk to us about a new career - become a foster carer

Why not come and visit us over the summer - we'll be at the Peckham Fair and Peckham Festival. Come and discuss a new career in fostering

Information sessions and summer events

Our next online Zoom information meeting is on Tuesday 14 September at 2pm. Register your interest to learn more about fostering with Southwark
Come and talk to us about a new career - become a foster carer
Why not come and visit us over the summer - we'll be at the Bermondsey Street Fair and Peckham Festival. Come and discuss a new career in fostering:

Saturday 18 September, 12pm to 5pm. Bermondsey Street Fair, Bermondsey Street SE1  
Sunday 19 September, 10am to 5pm.  Appearing with Neil’s Harmonica Workshop at the Peckham Festival, Bussey Building SE15 4ST

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'll be holding all our information sessions online (via Zoom) until further notice.

Our next online Zoom information meeting is on Tuesday 14 September at 2pm

Fostering information meeting

Join our Zoom meeting

Meeting ID: 948 7436 0165
Passcode: y3MJU9

Please log in 5 minutes beforehand to ensure the session starts on time.

If you have any questions about fostering or the event, email us.

Other information meetings will be held on:

  • Tuesday 14 September at 2pm
  • Wednesday 29 September at 6pm
  • Wednesday 13 October at 2pm
  • Tuesday 26 October at 6pm
  • Wednesday 17 November at 6pm
  • Saturday 11 December at 12 noon

You can register your interest. During this time we're also offering 'virtual one to one sessions between Monday and Thursday 9am to 6pm. Fill out the online form to request a callback or to book a one-to-one 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: 09 September 2021

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