Foster carers needed in County Durham.

Interested in becoming a foster carer?

Not sure about the next step in the process?

We provide comprehensive information about foster care and help you to reduce the risk of you choosing the wrong fostering agency.

Find the right fostering agencies.

From your contact form, one of our social work experts will match you and your situation with the most suitable fostering agencies in County Durham, on our UK Independent Agency Database.

Different types of fostering, allowance, pay, babies, children, teenagers, advice?

Just like people, Fostering Agencies are not all the same. They have different support, allowances, quality of training, and access to respite care and support groups.

Not all agencies foster babies, some prefer to look after teenagers, some agencies expect you to be at home full time, others are happy if you have another job.

How to foster children – Let’s get together.

To find out more and to take the next step towards a career as a foster carer, use our no obligation, free agency matching service by completing our enquiry form, and get fostering right first time!

Did you know?

About Durham, in the County Durham
Charles Dickens stayed in Barnard Castle, Mrs Clements of Durham City invented English mustard and Durham’s Cathedral and Castle World Heritage Site were one of the first to be designated.

Causey Arch is the world’s oldest surviving railway bridge, the Medieval kitchen at Raby Castle was still in use until 1954 and Durham University Oriental Museum is home to an Egyptian cat’s coffin.

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Make a confidential enquiry to Simply Fostering so we can help you to find the best agencies to choose from.