Fosterline Wales On behalf of the Welsh Government, the Fostering Network Wales is responsible for providing this public independent and confidential telephone information and advice line from 9.30 to 12.30 daily on 0800 316 7664 or firstname.lastname@example.org
HMRC An online guide and e-learning tool to help foster carers register with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs as self-employed.
Kinship Care Guide for Wales This guide, sponsored by the Welsh Government and developed by Children in Wales, is designed to offer information to kinship (‘family and friends’) carers. Some kinship carers are also approved foster carers.
Care Council for Wales has a wide range of resources such as:
- Induction Framework for Foster Care and Short Break Care Induction is essential for new foster carer or short break carer to help understand the crucial role played in supporting children and young people
- Learn from Learning A comparison website for learning resources by the Care Council and its partners
- Family Justice A range of resources to assist in working effectively within the family justice service
The Fostering Network has a range of services and resources, such as
and FAQs on post-18 foster care – ‘When I Am Ready’
AFA Cymru also advises on fostering, adoption and looked-after children in Wales.