About Hampshire County Council Fostering Service

Hampshire County Council Fostering Service, part of Hampshire County Council, is made up of a community of over 450 fostering households and 60 staff members. Based within Children’s Services, we find and assess new foster carers for the children of Hampshire as well as support our current foster carers. To find out more about Children’s services, visit our website.

Rated outstanding by Ofsted, Hampshire County Council provides ground-breaking support, quality training and competitive allowances through flexible and robust fostering opportunities for its community. Hampshire County Council is dedicated to making Hampshire an even better place for children and young people. Where all, including those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged, have the best possible start in life and are supported by the whole community to succeed.


Steve Crocker

“We know our Hampshire community is home to hundreds of compassionate, kind-hearted and loving residents from a wide range of backgrounds; each of them eager to provide stability to a foster child and their family. We really hope you will become one of them and join our diverse group of foster carers currently providing outstanding support”.

Stuart Ashley
Director of Children's Services

We aim to provide a high quality service in all areas of fostering, but we recognise that sometimes things can go wrong.

Your views are very important to us and we take all feedback we received very seriously. We appreciate all your comments as they give us an opportunity to learn and improve. If you would like to leave a compliment, comment or complaint please visit this page.