Fostering with South Tyneside Council


Fostering provides children who are unable to live with their birth family a stable, loving home.

South Tyneside is one of a small number of councils delivering the Mockingbird programme - a new way of providing foster care.

If you are interested in becoming a foster carer

If you would like more details about becoming a foster carer, send us a text or call us on 07744 3250695 or 0191 4238500 (landline).

We are always happy to talk and meet with people who have an interest in foster caring.

Or you can enquire online, and one of the team will get in touch with you.

You can also find out more on these pages, and read stories from other foster carers in South Tyneside on our fostering campaign page.