Becoming a foster carer in Lincolnshire

Fostering is one of life’s most rewarding challenges.

If you want to be part of something special, start a foster family. All throughout Lincolnshire, children up to 18 years old are looking for people like you. And with our help, rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, you’ll be exactly what they need.

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Join the NFA as a dedicated foster carer in Lincolnshire, and you stand to play a positive role in the lives of vulnerable young people across the region. We support hundreds of foster families across the county, giving them the skills, training and support they need to make a difference to local young people in need.

Our team of dedicated experts are here to help you make your first step towards becoming a foster carer in Lincolnshire. From the Humber to the Wash, we’re always looking for people like you to foster a child in need, and our localised support network means that help is never far away.

To begin your fostering journey, get in touch with our experienced Lincolnshire fostering team today, and they’ll be happy to answer any questions you have about becoming a foster carer. You can do so by calling direct on 0808 284 9216 or by filling out the contact form to request a callback at a time that suits you.

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Where you’ll find us

We work closely with a community of committed foster families throughout Lincolnshire and provide localised training and support to help them excel at providing a safe and nurturing environment for vulnerable youngsters. With our help and guidance, you can be one of them.

Our offices, training venues and support group centres are found across Lincolnshire, so you can easily access the latest foster care learning programmes and get help and advice from our experts. Your training and development will be managed by experienced training coordinator, Natalie, who travels around the region to provide comprehensive foster care training.

As well as our in-person training and support services, you can also access help and advice, wherever you’re based in Lincolnshire, via our 24/7 support line. Expert help is only ever a phone call away, so you can enjoy complete peace of mind from the start of your very first placement.

Use the map to find your local NFA fostering services in Lincolnshire.

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Are you fostering material?

Changing lives isn’t easy. It takes a special kind of person who has tons of patience and support to give. Qualifications aren’t required, and your cultural background doesn’t hold you back – so give it a shot and see if you have what it takes.

Our five-question quiz will give you an indication of whether you could be suitable for fostering in Lincolnshire.

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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?

There’s a lot to think about as you make the initial steps towards becoming a dedicated foster carer in Lincolnshire. So here, answer some of the pressing questions you might have about the process and what it entails. Remember, you can also call our experts on 0808 284 9216 to find out anything else you need to know about fostering in Lincolnshire.

What’s it like to be a foster family?

Fostering is making a huge difference to vulnerable young people in Lincolnshire and beyond. Read our true fostering stories to learn more about the inspiring breakthroughs and challenging transformations our foster carers go through.

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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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