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Bristol Office

The service has been established since 2001. Our local office in Bristol is central to many of our foster carers.

About the Bristol Office

Our friendly, diverse team has extensive experience of working in fostering services.

Our team benefits from local knowledge and promotes a sense of ‘family’ among our carers. Equality and collaboration are important, so we regularly meet with carers to hear their views on our service.

What services do we provide in this area?

Our Bristol office provides a range of services including:

  • Extra curricular activities
  • Educational support
  • Mental health support
  • Development assessment

Training and support groups

  • Skills to foster
  • Monthly supervisory visits
  • Child protection and safeguarding training
  • Monthly carer support groups
  • First aid training

We also provide regular ongoing training including:

  • Managing difficult/challenging behaviour
  • Internet safety
  • Attachment separation and loss
  • Child development

Fostering with Five Rivers

We are actively recruiting in the Bristol area and looking for foster carers from Avon, Bath, Bridgwater, Burnham on Sea, Chepstow, Chippenham, Chipping Sodbury, Clevedon, Glastonbury, Keynsham, Langport, Nailsea, Portishead, Street, Taunton, Thornbury, Weston Super Mare, Yatton, and the local surrounding areas.

If you’re interested in becoming a carer, why not book a call with our enquiries team, or you can start the application process below.

Get in touch

If you’d like to find out more about fostering with Five Rivers, please contact your local Bristol office:

Five Rivers Child Care – Bristol
Suite 7, Westbury Court
Church Road
Westbury on Trym

T: 01174 535 710
E: [email protected]

Fostering Success Stories

We work with some incredible foster carers.

You can read real stories about how fostering has transformed the lives of both our foster carers and our staff to learn how the experience has brought them together.

Fostering Stories
Super-mum Marion
Single super-mum grows family through fostering
Mum of three from Bristol, Marion shares how she made the decision to foster and why potential foster carers shouldn’t be deterred by situations like sole parenthood. Marion lives in St George, Bristol and has thrived in motherhood.

Meet Our Team

We bring the best together to help you.

We are lucky to have some of the best staff available at our Bristol team. They are all dedicated to helping turn children’s lives around.

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