Consistently Outstanding since 2013

Fostering in Nottingham

Interested in fostering in Nottingham?

Do you live in Nottingham or the surrounding areas? Are you interested in fostering? You could make an incredible difference to a child’s life by fostering in Nottingham.

Foster carers do amazing work every day with children that are unable to live with their own families. Across the East Midlands nearly 5,000 children need a safe and stable home with a fostering family who can look after them for as long as they need it.

We need foster parents from a wide range of backgrounds, both couple’s and single foster parents - from any ethnicity, age or sexual orientation to help with the growing need to provide children with a caring and loving foster home.

If you are interested in fostering a child within the Nottingham area, get in touch with our friendly fostering team today.

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Outstanding fostering agency in Nottingham

Fostering a child is an extremely rewarding experience. As a foster parent, you will care for young people and provide them with a stable, caring, safe family home for as long as they need it.

Our friendly Nottingham team is here to help you decide if fostering is right for you and we’re on hand to offer any advice and guidance you may need. The journey to becoming a foster parent can take 4 – 6 months.

In order to foster you’ll need:

  • A spare room for the foster child to make their own
  • A good sense of humour
  • A clean and safe home
  • Access to transport
  • A good network of people to encourage and support you

Latest Ofsted report

We've are proud to have been rated as 'Outstanding' across all areas of our organisation since 2013!

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Statement of purpose

Our Statement of purpose explains everything we do as an organisation and updated annually or after any significant change within Fostering People.

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Why join the Fostering People Nottingham?

When you foster with us, you’ll be part of a local community of support. Our staff live within the communities we support and you’ll receive our highly rated 24/7 support.

You’ll feel part of our Nottingham team from the minute you become a foster parent with us.

Fostering People Nottingham offer:

  • Monthly support groups and forums
  • Family events
  • Extensive training programme

Fostering People is an independent fostering agency. This means we work closely with local authorities to find suitable foster families for children and young people.

If you’ve got questions about fostering in Nottingham or you are ready to start your fostering journey with us. Fill out the form and we’ll get in touch with you shortly.

Alternatively, you can call us on 0800 077 8159.

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Nottingham Fostering Allowance & Benefits

Our commitment to working in local communities isn’t just limited to providing excellent support. We also offer our foster parents one of the best financial packages available.

Try our finance calculator to see how much your fostering allowance could be.

Thanks to generous tax relief from HM Revenue & Customs, foster carers pay very little (if any) tax and National Insurance. As a FosterTalk member, you’ll have access to free tax advice and support.

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Speak to our team

Whether you’re ready to start your journey or just want to chat to an expert, we’re here to talk.

Please make sure you read our terms and conditions because you're agreeing to them by submitting an enquiry. It's also worth reading our privacy policy and cookies policy so you understand how we collect and use your personal data.

Visit Fostering People

Suite D, The Point, Welbeck Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QW

Monday: 9am-7pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Download a copy of our fostering guide:

This guide gives you all the information you need about becoming a foster parent with Fostering People.

Meet the team

Meet some of our foster parents