Apply to be a foster carer

NFA North



There are still hundreds of foster children and young people needing a safe and loving place to call home in the North. You can help us give them what Ofsted called ‘Outstanding’ experiences and progress.

Fostering in Yorkshire

Fostering in Yorkshire and the North East regions is one of the most rewarding things you can do for your community. Hundreds of children and young people are brought into social care every year, and you stand to make a real difference to a young life by opening your heart and home to a child in need.

From Hull to York, Sheffield to Leeds, Newcastle to Durham, we work with local authorities across Yorkshire and the North East to find homes for children needing a nurturing environment with people like you who will be able to improve their lives, after which we work tirelessly to provide round-the-clock help and support whenever you need it.

As a foster carer for National Fostering Agency North, you’ll benefit from the expert help and support of our experienced foster training coordinators on our specialist and nationally recognised training programmes, as well as the chance to meet other foster carers and share stories of your respective adventures at local support groups.

Our specialist fostering teams also support carers in Doncaster, Rotherham, Northumberland, Whitby, Hornsea, Bridlington, Scarborough, East Riding and everywhere in between.

  • 12 Support Groups

  • Medium Sized Agency

Meet our team

Download our reports
We have informative guides for children and young people aged between 5 - 10 and 11 - 18 you may find interesting.

Office Details

Could you be the one to give a loving foster home to one of Lincolnshire’s and Yorkshire and the Humber’s 1,500 children in need? With the support of our fostering community, which Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’, it’s easier than you may think to get started with fostering.


Elant House, Lowfields Business Park
Unit A3, Old Power Way
West Yorkshire

Phone number

01422 417788

General email

[email protected]

Opening Hours

  • Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
  • Sat & Sun Closed

  • Head Office

  • Training Centres

  • Support Groups