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National Fostering Agency

The National Fostering Agency (NFA) is committed to improving children and young people’s lives and outcomes through child fostering every day. 

We are one of the most experienced and long established independent child fostering agencies in the United Kingdom.

Find out more about becoming a foster carer.

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Could I be a foster parent?

As one of the most experienced fostering agencies, we fully support our foster carers to help provide the highest quality placements for foster children and young people.

Our foster carers are fully supported to help provide the highest quality placements for foster children and young people.Our foster carers are fully supported to help provide the highest quality placements for foster children and young people.

What is it like being a foster carer?

What is it like being a foster carer?
Discover what it’s like to be a foster carer -  read first-hand accounts from some of our amazing foster parents.What is it like being a foster carer?

Discover what child fostering is like - read first-hand accounts from some of our amazing foster parents.

Meet Mark

Mark is Ben’s foster parent. Ben has ADHD

Meet Claire

Claire is currently looking after four foster children - including a four month old baby

Emergency Placement Team

The National Fostering Agency offers local "Out of Hours" teams. Please call your regional office or email placements@nfa.co.uk

Fostering Placement Referrals

Regional Social Workers work closely with NFA Placement Teams across the UK to provide local, well matched placements for foster children.

0845 200 3030

Looking to transfer?

The decision to move from your current agency to NFA is a decision that you as a foster carer have every right to make and you should not feel pressured by your current agency to remain with them. 

If you need advice on transferring to NFA we are happy to help and advise you to make this as smooth as possible.

0845 200 4040

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