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Gloucester Office

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

About the Gloucester 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 Gloucester 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 Gloucester area and looking for carers from Cheltenham, Cirencester, Dursley, Fairford, Forest of Dean, Frampton on Severn, Gloucester, Lydney, Nailsworth, Stone House, Stroud, Swindon, Tewkesbury, Wotton under Edge, and their 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.

Solution 28

We are currently recruiting emergency foster carers in Gloucestershire who can provide a home to a child or young person in need for 28 days. The Solution 28 scheme provides children and young people with a supportive, stable home whilst long-term provisions are arranged. Find out more about the specialist training and enhanced rates of pay.

Get in touch

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

Five Rivers Child Care – Gloucester
Unit 8, The Steadings

T: 01452 405042
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
Gloucestershire Foster Care Parents
Gloucestershire parents provide a home for more than 80 children
Two of our carers, Sally and Tony Cooper, are sharing their story in the hope it will inspire more people to consider foster care. Sally and Tony have been fostering for 20 years now!

Meet Our Team

We bring the best together to help you.

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

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Do you feel you have the energy and true commitment to make a positive difference to a child’s or young person’s life?

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