New carers needed in the North East of England
Interested in being a foster carer?
Foster caring means working in the greatest profession – life.
It will fill your home with love, tears, and laughter; it’s drying a child´s tears, waking to comfort a newborn baby or helping a teenager grow and move into a place of their own.
Want to find the best agency in your region?
The next step in the process of becoming a foster carer can be confusing and time-wasting, as there are a number of fostering agencies to choose from. The information about the differences between agencies and what they can offer is not always easy to find.
Simply Fostering – Be a foster carer
We are an independent company providing free information, not a fostering agency. We also offer an agency matching service for people who are interested in fostering, and who want to find the best fostering agencies to choose from.
Fostering Agency Database – North East
Our Independent Fostering Agency Database holds a list of member agencies in the North East, who we recommend based on their reputation, quality of service, and the type of support and allowances on offer.
Fostering children – Foster care experts
Together, our team has over eighty years experience of working with foster carers, foster children, and fostering agencies in the UK, and has helped many hundreds of people to become happy and successful foster carers.
Become a foster carer – Free agency matching service
To use our free, fostering agency matching service, please complete our eligibility quiz and we will arrange for the most suitable agencies in England with vacancies, to contact you, improving your chance of being accepted for assessment and starting on the journey to becoming a successful foster carer.
The following statistics are from the total number of children in care in the North East, and not exclusively those in Foster Care.
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Did you Know - North East?
The North East is England’s most northern and sparsely populated region. The area has a very long and bloody history, due to its proximity to Scotland and has fallen under Scottish hands at least once as the border shifted over time.
County Durham has the city of Durham. Its well-preserved old centre has an outstanding cathedral and Norman castle. The village of Beamish has a large open-air museum. To the west are the Pennine hills and the River Tees.
Tyne and Wear has the Angel of the North sculpture towering over the A1. Newcastle upon Tyne has a famous Victorian main street, and one of Europe’s largest shopping malls at the Metro Centre.
Northumberland’s coastline is marked by ruined castles, with Lindisfarne, the “Holy Island“, and the Scottish border just beyond 5 Berwick-upon-Tweed. Hadrian’s Wall stretches for 80 miles from coast to coast and Hexham is a charming small town close to the wall, with Northumberland National Park.