Fostering Service

The fostering service is provided by 3 mainstream teams, a Disability Team and a MTFC Team.

A countywide fostering service is provided by 3 mainstream teams, a Disability Team and a Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC) team, operating in the City, North and South of the county. Their services include:

  • Recruitment of a range of Foster Carers to meet the needs of Children Looked After
  • Assessment, preparation training and approval of Foster Carers, including Kinship Carers and Break-Time Scheme Carers
  • Supervision of Foster Carers and support for them and their families
  • Supporting Foster Carer learning and development
  • Family finding for long term foster placements
  • Placement support

For further information, see the Oxfordshire County Council website: www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/fostering.

Contact details for individual teams are below:

City Fostering Team
Tel: 01865 323126
Fax: 01865 783302

Knights Court
21 Between Towns Road
Cowley
Oxford
OX4 3LX

South Fostering Team
Tel: 01865 894938/28/34
Fax: 01235 549287

Foxcombe Court
Wyndyke Furlong
Abingdon Business Park
Abingdon
Oxon
OX14 1DZ

North Fostering Team (Banbury and Witney teams)
Tel: 01865 816674
Fax: 01295 263043

Samuelson House
Tramway Road
Banbury
Oxon
OX16 5AU

Tel: 01993 704517
Fax: 01993 773866

Mount House
Church Green
Witney
Oxon
OX28 4AZ

MTFC Fostering Team

Tel: 01865 897054
Fax: 01865 713940

4440 Nash Court
John Smith Drive
Oxford Business Park
Cowley
Oxford
OX4 3RU