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Coronavirus

Due to the COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on this site have posted service updates and will continue doing so. Many phone lines and websites are still available, however some contact details may have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at dos@reading.gov.uk or fis@reading.gov.uk

Barnardo's

Barnardo's is a large national charity that works with local authorities across the UK to provide a broad range of fostering and adoption services, including placements for children with extra needs. Providing tailored solutions to meet local placement needs. Barnado's are committed to improving children's lives at every level.

Contact them for more information on how to become a foster carer or adoptive parent, or visit their website.

Who to contact

Telephone
01892 510650 (Fostering South East)
01206 562438 (Adoption London & South East)
E-mail
[fosteringsoutheast@barnardos.org.uk, adoptionserviceslease@barnardos.org.uk]
Website
www.barnardos.org.uk
www.barnardos.org.uk/what-we-do/fostering-and-adoption

Where to go

Address
Barnardos
Head Office
Barkingside
Ilford
Essex
Postcode
IG6 1QG

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm - National Office Opening Times
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.