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Fostering in Rhondda Cynon Taf and Merthyr Tydfil

There are hundreds of children and young people across Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) and Merthyr Tydfil who are not able to live with their birth families and unfortunately this is increasing year on year. That means we need more local foster carers to provide them with the very best care.

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About Fostering

Find out more about fostering, the different types of foster care you could provide and the excellent learning and development opportunities our foster carers get.

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Could I Foster?

Could you be a foster carer with us? Visit this section to find out and understand the assessment process to become a foster carer.

Become a foster carer
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Why foster with us?

There are lots of great reasons to foster with us - here you can read some of the most important ones and find out how easy it could be to transfer to us from another fostering agency.

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News & Events

Esteemed RCT foster carers retire after 45 years of dedication

Esteemed RCT foster carers retire after 45 years of dedication

Long serving Rhondda Cynon Taf foster carers celebrated with lasting tribute at Ynysangharad Park in Pontypridd.

22 December 2020

Our first year as foster carers

Our first year as foster carers

What is it like to be a foster carer? Cath and Tim have been fostering for 12 months and we speak to them and find out about the fostering assessment process and how they have enjoyed their first year as foster carers.

11 September 2020

Kayleigh's Experience in Foster Care

Kayleigh's Experience in Foster Care

This is Kayleigh's story about what it is like to grow up as a child in care, the difference her foster parents made to her life and her life now as a care experienced adult.

24 May 2020

This is fostering for Kate and her family

This is fostering for Kate and her family

Kate, a foster carer with Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council talks about her experience and what #ThisIsFostering means to her and her family, the important role her children play and why the pain of saying goodbye is so worthwhile.

21 May 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit this section to get answers to some of the most popular questions we receive from people thinking about becoming a foster carer.

Your questions answered

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