Since it was established in 1996 the National Fostering Agency Group has grown to be one of the country’s largest and respected independent fostering agencies providing foster care for over 2,800 foster children throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Originally established in London the Group has steadily developed throughout the UK, establishing NFA Wales in 2002 and NFA Scotland in 2005. Since 2008 nine regional agencies have joined the Group increasing the range and type of support and services that can be offered to the 98% of the UK’s Local Authorities with whom the Group has contracts and established trading relationships.
Employing over 400 passionate and committed people nationwide the agency’s mission is to deliver “outstanding services for children and young people through enthusiasm and commitment”.
The Group’s values are:
PEOPLE – “Respect and consideration in how we treat people”
SERVICE – “Passion and integrity in what we do”
QUALITY – “Excellence and trust in our outcomes”
FINANCE – “Ethical and transparent in what we charge”
NFA is committed to equality and diversity and actively recruits people from a wide variety of backgrounds and life experiences.
NFA clearly recognises that everyone has different needs and wherever possible we address these in our working practices and policies.