Welcome from everyone at Foster with Bury

Foster carers are at the heart of the team who look after children in care. Their commitment keeps children safe, provides them with love, care, and help towards a brighter future.  

We know that no two children in care are the same. Each child has their own characteristics and individual needs, but all children need strong, caring, and trusting relationships with those who care for them.

We hope that every foster carer for Bury will find fostering a rewarding experience.


Fostering Myth Busters

You may have heard these before, or think them yourself...….

"I want to foster but I can't drive"

" I don't own my own home, I can't foster"

"I'm single, I can't foster"

These are all myths! - click below to find out the truth

About Us

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Different types of fostering

Different types of fostering

Different types of fostering

We provide different types of fostering to meet the needs of individual children. This includes short and long term fostering, supported lodgings, and family and friends.

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Who can foster?

Different types of fostering

Different types of fostering

As long as you have a spare room, and are over 21 years, it doesn't matter whether you are single, married,  a homeowner or renting, we would love to hear from you.

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Contact us

Different types of fostering

Contact us

We know you will have lots of questions, and our team are more than happy to help. Request an info pack, give us a call, email, tweet, or see an ambassador at an event.

As a fostering service within Bury Council Department for Children, Young People and Culture we are regularly inspected by Ofsted. If you would like more information about the regulatory framework, please visit the Foster Line website: