Where do we need
foster carers?


It is really important that children in care are able to stay close to their family and friends. They need to be able to attend their local school. So we need to increase the number of local foster carers across several locations in East Anglia and The Midlands.

Please click on the interactive map for more detail in your area.

Fostering in Norfolk and Suffolk

We are actively seeking new and experienced foster carers to provide a home for children in Norwich, Great Yarmouth, Stalham, King’s Lynn, Cromer, Lowestoft, Fakenham, Thetford and the surrounding towns and villages.

We also need foster carers across Suffolk, in Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Beccles, Sudbury and surrounding areas.

Fostering in Derby and Derbyshire

There are more than 1,000 children in care across Derby and Derbyshire. There is a major shortage of foster families to provide a stable home for them. We need to find more foster carers in Derby, Chesterfield, Alfreton, Long Eaton, Ilkeston, Swadlincote, Riply, Belpar and other towns in the area.

Fostering in Leicestershire and Northamptonshire

There are many children who desperately need a caring home in Leicester, Loughborough, Coalville, Melton Mowbray, Oadby, Wigston, Market Harborough, Hinckley and other towns in Leicestershire.

We also need foster carers in Northampton, Corby, Kettering, Wellingborough, Rushden, Daventry, Desborough, Towcester and other towns in the area.

Fostering in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

There are over 1,500 children in care in Nottinghamshire. Could you provide a safe, stable home for one of these children in Nottingham, Newark-on-Trent, Worksop, Retford, Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Kirkby-in-Ashfield and other towns in the area.

Fostering in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes

Children in care in Milton Keynes and Buckinghamshire need to be able to stay close to their families and friends and to attend local schools. From our Midlands office, we are looking to recruit foster carers in Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Winslow, Buckingham, Leighton Buzzard and High Wycombe.

Fostering in the West Midlands

We need to recruit new and experienced foster carers to help fill a shortage in the West Midlands. Could you provide a home for a child living in Stoke-on-Trent, Stafford, Tamworth, Leek, Lichfield, Uttoxeter, Burton-on-Trent or Cannock?

We’re also keen to recruit foster carers in Birmingham, Coventry, Rugby, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Leamington Spa, Warwick, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Sandwell and Dudley.

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Already a foster carer?

We’d love to hear from experienced foster carers too. Find out more about transferring fostering agency.