Fill in the form below to make an enquiry about Fostering or ‘Stepping Stones’:


Fostering: Children and young people ages 0-18

‘Stepping Stones’: Supported lodgings for over 16s: Renting a room to and mentoring care leavers.

A member of the team can call you back any time convenient to you, to take some more details and answer any questions you may have.

You are no under no obligation – we are very happy to have a casual chat.

How to contact the team:

By Phone:
0800 587 9900
By Email:

Enquiry form






Date of birth



I am interested in:

How did you hear about us?

Please note: As part of your initial enquiry we will check our records for any prior contact you may have had with Somerset County Council Children’s and Adults Social Services.

Or come to an relaxed information evening – the full list across Somerset can be found here


Notification regarding the processing of any personal data supplied on this form:

You are under no obligation whatsoever to continue an application into fostering and are very welcome to obtain as much information and advice as you wish, without deciding to go on to foster.

If you do want to progress an application, however, we do need name, address and date of birth. If you do not supply this information to us, we will not be able to process your application to the next stage.

SCC will also use your data for the purposes of monitoring quality, audit and for dealing with any enquiries or complaints
Data Sharing – the personal data provided will be shared with Somerset County Council and stakeholder partnerships only.
Data Retention – data will be retained for a period of 3 years to meet LCS requirements
Your Rights – You have the right to ask Somerset County Council to a copy of your data, the right to rectify or erase your personal data, and the right to object to processing.

You also have the right to complain to the regulator,

For more information see