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We are one the UK’s leading independent fostering organisations and we’ve been helping people become Foster Parents for 15 years. We know how important it is for Foster Parents to have the right support, training and experience in order to make a life-changing difference to a child or young person. Many of our staff team have had experience of fostering too, so we really know what it’s like. We are now bringing our experience and expertise to the South West, offering local support from a national organisation.
We are a different approach to fostering
There are many reasons people join us and we pride ourselves on our Therapeutic approach to fostering, our very experienced staff and our friendly and welcoming offices.
We are always keen to work with foster parents that want to develop their skillset, learn a different way of working and ultimately give the child (or children) in their care the best possible life. We believe that every child is different and our therapeutic approach enables us to train our foster parents to better understand the children in their care and relate to their evolving needs.
We are a leading fostering provider
When fostering with the By the Bridge team we provide our Foster Parents with:
If you meet the criteria above, then Contact Us to continue your fostering journey!
"We're a big happy family! They are always there for you, offering 24/7 support. I attend meetings and yearly events, which are great, and there's a huge range of training"
‘Dear By the Bridge- a big thank you for our Red Letter Day voucher. We used it to stay at a London hotel for 2 nights, a visit to the Shard with its breath-taking view of the poppies surrounding the Tower of London, followed by lunch at the Hard Rock Café. On Sunday we finished our weekend with a meal overlooking the Thames. The whole trip was covered by our reward; we had a fabulous time recharging our batteries!’Michelle and Rees, foster parents