Foster for East Midlands

Together, let's shape a brighter future for every child.

Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Councils need you.

Why foster?

You could offer stability, safety, and nurture for children in need. Provide a loving home for when they need it the most.

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What is fostering?

Explore different types of fostering. Whether for a night, a week, a month, or longer, your home matters.

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Can I foster?

Single, married, 21 or above, any sexuality or background, whether you have another job or not – your kindness makes a difference.

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Why foster for us?

Help keep children where they’re from by fostering for your local council. We provide exceptional benefits, support and training.

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Financial Assistance for Fostering

Fostering a child is a deeply rewarding experience, it also comes with financial responsibilities. Many hopeful foster carers can have concerns about the financial aspects of fostering.

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Fostering families celebrate local talent

Sixteen talented young people took to the stage to showcase their skills at a special celebration for Nottinghamshire’s foster children and fostering families.