Consistently Outstanding since 2013

Fostering in the East

We are recruiting foster parents in the East of England.

If you live in Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire or Northamptonshire we'd like to hear from you.

We’ve been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted across all areas of our work across every region in England since 2013. So when you foster with us, you’re guaranteed the best support and training.

There’s no need to worry about the location of your nearest office either. Our East team live and work in the communities we serve, meaning you’re guaranteed support – whenever you need it.

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Why foster with Fostering People in the East?

As a foster parent in the East of England you’ll be a member of a growing, inclusive, close knit team, which offers fantastic staff and placement stability.  As a member of our East team you’ll have access to monthly foster parent support groups, reflective therapeutic groups as well as a range of family events.

We care about our foster parents a lot and we understand how important it is to support them at all times.

As an independent agency, we provide:

fostering allowance

A generous fostering allowance.

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Initial and continuous training and development opportunities.

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Benefits - Tax and NI

Regular visits from an experience and dedicated social worker.

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We welcome applications from anyone interested in fostering regardless of your sexuality or gender, whether you’re single, married or living with a partner, as long as you have been living together for a year or more.

  • All carers must be at least 21 years old
  • You must be able to provide a stable home
  • A spare room is required for the child you foster

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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I have worked for a number of fostering agencies over 15 years and in my experience, Fostering People are focused on building families for life. Success is not just measured by inspection results but by family stability and support. We are an inclusive region and our service is tailored to a child’s individual needs. We listen to children and young people because they matter to us.

We are in a fortunate position having a number of experienced social workers with a wealth of knowledge and longevity of service. We are committed to supporting foster parents in caring for vulnerable children and young people through their fostering journey.

Glenda Lewis-Gordon Team Manager

Meet the team

“There’s always someone at the end of the phone with a friendly voice to help you out when needed.”

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Take your first step to becoming a foster parent today

If you’re interested in becoming a foster parent and would like to learn more, then we’d love to hear from you.

Simply fill in the form below and one of our friendly team will be in touch.

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