Fostering in Berkshire

Foster a child in Berkshire

Are you living in Berkshire and interested in fostering? By the Bridge is looking for Foster Parents in Maidenhead, Reading, Slough, Bracknell, Wokingham, Windsor, Sandhurst, High Wycombe, Newbury, Guildford and Aylesbury. As well as the surrounding towns and villages.


There are lots of young people and children who are in need of a secure home in Berkshire where they can feel safe and able to grow. Fostering with By the Bridge has changed many lives for the better; it isn’t always easy, but if you are thinking of a career that will change your life and the life of every child then please get in touch.


In return, we’ll offer you a great package of support, training, pay, allowances and family experiences, so you can commit to fostering a child as a full time career.


At By the Bridge we treat our Foster Parents as the key professionals, unlike many other providers. You’ll be the expert in identifying the child’s needs, living with them every day, discovering what works and what doesn’t – ‘parenting’ them.


Many of us at By the Bridge have been in your shoes as Foster Parent ourselves so we really understand what’s needed. We’re always there for you when needed: night or day, 7 days a week.




Who Can Foster In Berkshire?

We have an excellent team of foster parents in Berkshire who are supported by our local team based in our office in Fifield near Maidenhead.


Our Foster Parents in Berkshire are from all walks of life, there is no ‘perfect’ person we look for. Many foster children lack the positive family experience that most children have, but all it takes is one foster parent to make that difference.


You can foster a child whatever your marital status, race, religion gender or sexuality. Or if you’re homeowners or renting, parents or non-parents.


Our Foster Parents are from all walks of life, there is no particular type of person we look for, we do ask that: 

  • You are over the age of 25 years old
  • You have a spare room for a foster child


If you would like to know more information about fostering a young person in Berkshireget in touch and help a young person rebuild their lives.


The Old Barn

The Thames Valley Office, Fifield Testimonial Image

Our office in Fifield near Maidenhead is a beautifully light and airy converted barn surrounded by farmland, and the base from where our team look after families from West London, the Thames Valley and Hampshire. All our local offices and countryside locations are carefully chosen and so everyone experiences a sense of a rural retreat and a 'homely’ feel.

The Thames Valley Office, Fifield
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Our branches are where we hold regular training, events and groups where you can get together with other Foster Parents.