About fostering

Coronavirus (COVID-19) fostering update

The coronavirus pandemic is causing widespread disruption throughout the country, and the world. But, we’re still here to support your fostering journey.

We need foster carers from all walks of life

We need foster carers who reflect Lambeth’s diverse communities.

The fostering process

To become a foster carer, there's a short application process involving five separate steps.

Are there different types of fostering?

Yes. We need foster carers for lots of different situations.

Top myths about fostering

Dismissing a few of the most common untruths surrounding the journey into fostering