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Fostering in Newcastle

Children need fostering in Newcastle and the North East. We welcome both new applicants and experienced foster carers who want to transfer. Our dedicated and friendly foster agency offers 24/7 support, training and peer support.

If you’re considering becoming a foster parent, choose a fostering agency with local teams who will be with you every step.

National Fostering Group is the largest independent fostering agency in the UK with superb agency coverage across all regions – meaning you have the support of a team close to you.

One of the most established fostering agencies in Newcastle, we work with local authorities to place children and young people in homes where they can thrive.

As a foster carer with us, you’ll have unparallelled access to professional support and excellent free training in and around Newcastle. We want you to thrive too, being the best you can be in your role as foster carer.

On top of this, carers who are fostering in Newcastle have a large and active peer network that includes more than a dozen local support groups.

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Fostering agencies in Newcastle

  • Established for more than two decades, National Fostering Group has teams (agencies) across the UK
  • Our lead fostering agency in Newcastle has been rated as GOOD by Ofsted
  • Our foster carers across the Newcastle area have access to more than 14 foster parent support groups
  • Our regional North East office is in Gateshead and our foster carers get support 24/7
  • Many foster carers have already been with us for ten or even 15 years
  • You will receive a generous fostering allowance for a child in your care
  • People from all walks of life are suitable to become a foster parent
  • Many types of fostering are available in Newcastle, including emergency and long-term placements
  • You’ll get excellent free training on different aspects of fostering at a local Newcastle venue

Fostering in Newcastle and the North East

Dozens of children and young people need foster parents in Newcastle. National Fostering Group has local offices that support foster carers across the region, including Newcastle, Darlington, Sunderland, Gateshead and Durham.

Start your fostering journey with National Fostering Group

  • We’re 14 close-knit independent fostering agencies
  • Over 3,500 carers already part of our family
  • Benefit from our local support groups and social workers