We have launched an emergency appeal to recruit more Foster Carers, as a result of the Covid-19 crisis. We greatly appreciate any interest that you have in fostering with Merton and we can now fast track fostering applications, find out more about how you can transform a child's life at one of our Fostering information sessions.

Fostering information sessions via Skype

We are currently hosting Information Sessions via Skype. They will be hosted by the Publicity and Recruitment Officer, an assessing Social Worker as well as an experienced Foster Carer, who will answer any questions that you have about Fostering with Merton. We will discuss what fostering entails, what makes a good foster carer, why children need fostering, as well as the assessment process, the types of payment and support you'll, as well as how fostering can change and child's and your families and much more.

There is need to book and if you want to join one of our sessions to find out more about Fostering with Merton, please email Rosie.Bradley@merton.gov.uk ask to be added to the session or call the number and enter the meeting ID to be part of the conversation.

The sessions will be hosted via a Skype Video call, but you can also take part as an audio call via a telephone numbers detailed below.

Fostering Information Sessions 2022

January  

Wednesday 12th January 10.30am – 12.00pm 
Microsoft Teams Meeting
Click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only) 0202 794 0272 and enter the Phone Conference ID: 10154410 followed by # 

Wednesday 26 January 5.30pm – 7.00pm 
Microsoft Teams Meeting 
Click here to join the meeting  
On your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272, and enter the Phone Conference ID: 130384018 followed by #    

February  

Wednesday 9 February 10.30am – 12.00pm
Microsoft Teams Meeting Click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 772 846 506 followed by #  

Wednesday 23 February 5.30pm -7.00pm
Microsoft Teams Meeting, Click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter the following Phone Conference ID: 117 369 914 followed by # 

March

Wednesday 9 March 10.30am – 12.00
Microsoft Teams Meeting Click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter the Phone Conference ID: 517 572 806 followed by the # 

Wednesday 23 March 5.30pm – 7.30pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 532 925 567 followed by #  

April
Wednesday 6 April 10.30am – 12.00pm

Microsoft Teams Meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app.
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 752 278 23 followed by #  

Wednesday 27 April 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting Click here to join the meeting  
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 859 755 13 followed by #  

May  

Wednesday 11 May 10.30am – 12.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 312 423 611 followed by #  

Wednesday 25 May 5.30pm – 7.30pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 264 588 833 followed by #  

June

8 June 10.30am – 12.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 906 672 433 followed by #  

22 June 5.30m – 7.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 819 661 569 followed by #  

July 

Wednesday 6 July 10.30am – 12.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 494 212 84 followed by #  

Wednesday 20 July 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 434 404 800 followed by # 

August

Wednesday 3 August 10.30am – 12.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter the Phone Conference ID: 953 572 439 followed by #  

September

Wednesday 7 September 10.30am – 12.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272  and enter the Phone Conference ID 87 929 460 followed by #  

Wednesday 21 September 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting on your computer or mobile app 
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter the Phone Conference ID: 788 850 713 followed by #  

October

Wednesday 5 October 10.30am – 12.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting Join on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter  Phone Conference ID: 597 209 4 followed by #  

Wednesday 19 October 5.30pm – 7.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting join on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only)  +44 20 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 989 329 484 followed by #  

November

Wednesday 2 November 10.30am – 12.00pm
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting Join on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only) 020 3794 0272 and enter Phone Conference ID: 341 082 906 followed by #  

Wednesday 17 5.30pm – 7.00pm 
Microsoft Teams meeting click here to join the meeting Join on your computer or mobile app
Or call in (audio only)  020 3794 0272 and enter Conference ID: 441 605 041 followed by #  

Take the next step

Complete an enquiry form

Freephone: 0800 073 0874
Telephone: 020 8545 4070
Email: fostering@merton.gov.uk