Could you be a foster parent to a local child?

AFA is an independent fostering agency for East Anglia and the Midlands, including fostering in Norfolk, Suffolk and Derbyshire.

Being a foster parent can be a hugely rewarding experience. But it’s vital to get support from a fostering agency that truly cares. AFA Fostering is an independent agency established in 2010. We provide local, loving foster homes to children and young people across the Midlands and East Anglia.

We provide genuine 24 hours a day, 7 days a week direct support from experienced, dedicated and qualified staff. You will receive high-quality training and a competitive fostering allowance. Most importantly, you will be making a huge difference to a child’s life.

Ofsted rates AFA Fostering as Good, and we are proud of it.

What makes AFA Fostering agency different?

AFA Fostering is founded and led by two social work professionals and was formed in 2010. Both have many years of experience in social work and fostering agency management and understand what children and young people need to thrive. This was and remains the focus of AFA.

Our mission is to provide quality care with integrity and respect. This ethos underpins all that we do as a fostering agency.

Learn more about becoming a foster parent

Contact AFA Fostering Agency today to find out more or see the qualities you need to be a good foster parent. We welcome foster parents from different backgrounds. If you’re unsure, you can check our list of commonly asked questions about becoming a foster parent here.

What our foster parents say

“We’ve been blessed with having met some absolutely amazing children over the years; children that have been through so much and still get up every day no matter what has been thrown at them. They are just amazing, and it makes me quite emotional just thinking about them.”

Is AFA a Foster Agency Near Me?

AFA Fostering works across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Northamptonshire.

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These areas need dedicated, compassionate foster parents to take care of children with a range of needs. Many children in these areas have had difficult life experiences. They need a chance to live in a stable home environment in which they can feel safe and flourish.

We have teams in East Anglia and the Midlands. These teams dedicate themselves to helping foster parents, their families, and the children who need their care. If you live in these areas and would like to know more about fostering with us, please get in touch.

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Fostering in Norfolk

Looking to be a foster parent in Norfolk? We are looking for new and experienced foster parents to care for children across Norfolk.

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Fostering in Suffolk

Considering fostering in Suffolk? If you would like to provide a home for a child in the Suffolk area, contact AFA today.

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Fostering in Derbyshire

If you would like to be a foster parent in Derbyshire, where over 1,000 children need help, learn more here.

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