Local Authority referrals


To make a referral, please call 01603 559255 or email [email protected].

For emergency “out of hours” placements please call our out of hours service on 01603 559255 or 07503232409 or email [email protected]

Information for Local Authorities

AFA is able to provide a wide range of fostering placement options and services for all age groups, including

  • Short term/Bridging
  • Long term/Permanent
  • Respite
  • Emergency
  • Unaccompanied Minors
  • Step Down from Residential
  • Parent and Child
  • Parent and Child Assessments
  • Intensive/Therapeutic fostering
  • Outreach Support
  • Solo foster placements
  • Transparent/inclusive pricing

We offer tailored, individual and careful matching. The child is at the heart of all we do. To discuss your placement needs please contact us

Quality Foster Placements to meet the individual needs of children

24 hr support to all Foster Carers by Qualified Social Workers

Emergency out of hours access to placements

Attendance at reviews and conferences

Access to therapeutic and educational support

Intensive/Therapeutic fostering

Parent and Child fostering

Do you have the time, energy, flexibility and commitment to look after a child?

Get in touch

This information will only be used to process your expression of interest within AFA as a potential foster carer and will not be shared with any 3rd party.

Already a foster carer?

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