Becoming a foster carer in the East Midlands

Our support will help you be the change they need

Thousands of children in the East Midlands are living happily with foster families. But thousands more still need a home. With our support, you can be the one to make a difference.

Let’s talk!

If you’re interested in becoming a foster carer, talk to your East Midlands expert, Lucy. She’s ready to answer any questions you have about who can foster and how you’re supported.

Talk to Lucy now by calling 0808 284 9214 or fill in our contact form for a callback.

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Where you’ll find us

Our East Midlands headquarters is in Solihull, but we provide local support for fostering in Nottingham, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire and beyond.

We provide fostering right across the UK, from the East Midlands and Lincolnshire to Scotland and Wales, so it’s easy to get started with fostering wherever you’re based.

Your local training coordinator will travel to your area to give you the skills you’ll need. And supporting social workers can give you help in your home. So support is always there when you need it.

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Are you fostering material?

One fantastic thing about fostering in the East Midlands is that people of all ages, cultures and beliefs can get involved. You don’t need any qualifications and can choose which placements would best fit your lifestyle.

Find out if you’re right for the job by answering a few questions.

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You’re perfect!

You’re not quite ready yet

It sounds like you’ve got the love to give and the time to spare. So we’d love to invite you to start your journey as a foster carer with us.

You need to be able to answer ‘yes’ to all the questions in our quiz to become a foster carer. Get in touch for some friendly advice about making the necessary changes to start your journey with us

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What would you like to know?

Welcoming a foster child into your family is one of life’s most rewarding opportunities. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to call us on 0808 284 9214. Or select an option from the list below to find out more about fostering in the East Midlands.

What’s it like to be a foster family?

Prepare to be inspired by these true stories of fostering in the East Midlands and beyond. From carers taking their first steps to seasoned life-changers, they all make a huge difference to children in need.

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Kevin's story

When Kevin first came into my life, he changed me forever, and I like to think I changed him too.

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David's Story

My husband Mike and I currently foster a 17-year-old unaccompanied asylum seeking young person called David.

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Laura's story

Laura came to us straight from hospital as a 2-year-old who was the size of a 3-month old baby due to severe neglect.

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