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Exeter Office

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

About the Exeter 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.

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Exeter Office

What services do we provide in this area?

Our Exeter 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 these areas and looking for carers from across Devon, including Exeter, Plymouth, Torbay, Paignton, Newton Abbott, Okehampton, Tiverton, Barnstaple, Bideford, Ilfracombe and the 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 Exeter office:

Five Rivers Child Care – Exeter
Aldens Business Court
Chudleigh Road
Exeter, Devon

T: 01392 339601
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
Devon-based Foster Carer Karen
A 76 year-old Devon grandmother who fostered 85 children
Devon-based Karen shares her story on how she became a foster carer and encourages others. Twenty five years after completing her training, Karen is still going strong as a Five Rivers Foster carer and has fostered 85 children.

Meet Our Team

We bring the best together to help you.

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

Apply to Foster

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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