Further information, news and events

Fostering information events

We regularly host virtual and in person information events with members of our team, see our upcoming events below.

Come along to one of our fostering pop-up information stalls where the team can explain the process, from application to placement, and answer any questions you might have! Alternatively, we can arrange a face-to-face chat at a time and date to suit you! To find out more, contact us by:

Date Time Event/Venue Notes
Saturday 13 July 11am-6pm Southampton Mela, Hoglands Park Free entry — you will find us in the Arts tent
Thursday 18 July 2-4pm Happy Bean Coffee Bar, SO15 2DS  
Sunday 21 July 11am-4pm Shirley's Big Green Carnival, St James' Park, Shirley  
Thursday 25 July 10am-2pm Longdown Activity Farm, SO40 7EH Usual admission prices apply
Friday 26 July 10am-2pm PlayDay, Hoglands Park Free entry
Saturday 27 July 12-7pm TriFest Community Festival, Bitterne Park Tringle/Riverside Park Free entry
Tuesday 13 August 10am - 1pm Tesco, Bursledon  
Saturday 7 September 9.30am - 3.30pm Westquay  
Tuesday 17 September 10am - 12noon John Lewis, Westquay  
Tuesday 15 October 1-2.30pm Virtual information event Email fostering@southampton.gov.uk or call 0800 5 191818 to book a place


July 2024 - Southampton announces collaboration with South-East Fostering Regional Hub.

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