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Reach Out Care

Our head office is in County Durham, although we can provide personable, localised fostering support services and specialist foster carer training throughout the North East, North Yorkshire and Cumbria.

If you want to know more about fostering and our agency and live in or close to any of the below areas, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch and we will be happy to answer any of your questions, no matter how big or small:

The North East including Darlington, Durham, Tyne and Wear (Sunderland, Newcastle) and Teesside areas (Stockton and Middlesbrough).

North Yorkshire from Leeds, Doncaster York, and Harrogate and surrounding areas such as Thirsk and Richmond.

Cumbria including Carlisle Penrith, Workington and Whitehaven.

Help us to help children and young people needing a safe, close-knit family environment that can support them in fulfilling their dreams by starting your adventure with Reach Out Care today!

  • 7 Support Groups

  • Ofsted Rating Good

  • Small Sized Agency

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Foster carers provide consistency and ongoing practical and emotional support into early adulthood. This prepares the young adults for independence at a pace that is right for them. They have increased chances of success in further education or employment.

Office Details


Hope House
Newton Aycliffe

Phone number

01325 638110

General email

[email protected]

Opening Hours

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

  • Head Office

  • Training Centres

  • Support Groups