If you are currently fostering through a private fostering agency or another local authority, why not think about transferring to Bromley?

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating is just the start for us, we are an ambitious team with big plans to support our local children. Can you be part of our exciting journey?

Benefits from transferring to foster with Bromley Council

  • Our local children are our only focus
  • We always aim to place our children with our foster carers first
  • You are likely to get more regular local placements with us
  • Our in-house fostering social workers and child social workers work together to ensure that we make the best possible matches
  • You are allocated your own supervising social worker (SSW)
  • We offer a comprehensive training and development programme, using market leading providers and resources
  • We offer a wide range of council led services to support you and your foster child including THRIVE (therapeutic support service), Children’s nurses and the Virtual School
  • We pay competitive, tax-free Fostering allowances
  • We offer local emergency duty team (EDT) support: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year our foster duty team are available each weekday with wraparound support from fostering out of hours 5 to 10pm Monday to Friday, 9am to 10pm Saturday and Sunday.
  • We have a buddy system with experienced carers
  • We minimise travel times wherever possible, Bromley’s children attend Bromley schools and contact meetings with the birth family take place in Bromley
  • Foster carers transferring to Bromley will get a £1,000 voucher once approved
  • If you recommend Bromley fostering to a friend, you will receive a £1,000 voucher once they are approved
  • We host regular support groups with scheduled speakers and drop in sessions
  • We host awards ceremonies and parties (afternoon tea / Christmas)
  • Fostering with Bromley would mean making a difference in your local community and helping our local children.

Contact fostering team

Address: Fostering Team, Civic Centre, Stockwell Close, Bromley, BR1 3UH

Telephone: 020 8461 7701