Foster Placements through Local Authorities

The National Fostering Agency is the foster care provider of choice for many Local Authorities across the UK. When a Local Authority places a child with us, we work in partnership for the best interests of the child and foster parents.
When children need to be placed in foster care in the UK, we offer the most appropriately matched foster parents. We work closely with the Local Authority to ensure the foster placement meets the child’s needs.

The National Fostering Agency is the foster care provider of choice for many Local Authorities across the UK. When a Local Authority places a child with us, we work in partnership across our fostering network for the best interests of the child and foster parents.

When children need to be placed in foster care in the UK, we offer the most appropriately matched foster parents. We work closely with the Local Authority to ensure the foster placement meets the child’s needs.

 

Fostering Network

Types of foster placements

We pride ourselves on finding the closest possible match when children need to be placed in foster care in the UK. All the foster carers in our fostering network are trained, assessed, approved and fully supported. We work in partnership with Local Authorities and all other agencies to achieve the best possible foster placements for all children in need of fostering in the UK.

Quality assurance

The National Fostering Agency believes in the value of having an effective quality management system and is continually updating its methods, policies and procedures, right across its fostering network.

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Emergency placement team

The National Fostering Agency has several Out of Hours teams in order to provide a local service. Please call or email us. The National Fostering Agency Placement Team will supply the contact number for the service in your area.

Foster placement referrals

Regional Social Workers work closely with our Placement Team to provide local, safe, well matched placements for as many foster children as possible. National Fostering Agency Placement Teams are based throughout the UK in Cardiff, Uxbridge, Lowestoft, Warrington, Solihull and Stirling.

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