Location: Dorset

Dorset urgently needs more foster carers. If you’re considering a career as a foster carer then please review the independent and local authority Dorset fostering services below. You can contact them via the details on their information pages. Dorset is a¬†county in South West England. It consists of 8¬†districts including Bournemouth, Christchurch, East Dorset, North Dorset, Poole, Purbeck, West Dorset, Weymouth & Portland.

Find out more about foster care or becoming a foster carer in Dorset

If you haven’t done so yet please be sure to read our pages on ‘What is fostering?‘, ‘Who can foster?‘ and ‘Becoming a foster carer‘. If you have any questions about fostering or fostering providers within Dorset then please reach out to us on our Do Fostering Facebook page. Thank you for visiting our website and for your support.

Do Fostering strives to ensure that our directory information is kept up-to-date and accurate. If you notice any inaccuracies in any of the information provided then please let us know via email.

Local Authority Fostering Service

Dorset County Council Children’s Services

Tel: 0800 195 9654

Independent Fostering Provider

Footprints Foster Care

Tel: (01202) 896441

Local Authority Fostering Service

Bournemouth Borough Council

Tel: 01202 456789

Local Authority Fostering Service

Poole Borough Council

Tel: 01202 714711

Independent Fostering Provider

Capstone Foster Care – Hampshire (South West)

Tel: 01425 475701