New to fostering?
Fostering is an amazing and rewarding journey that can turn a child’s life around. It could even change yours too.
Looking to transfer?
Transferring to us is simple and you’ll see the difference the moment you join our family.
We offer generous and competitive fostering allowances and payments together with unrivalled levels of support and training.
Find your local team fostering agency
As one of the largest independent foster agencies in the UK, we pride ourselves on giving you the support you need, exactly when you need it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. From Belfast to Milton Keynes to Cardiff to Carnforth, your local FCA team provides life-changing fostering services for vulnerable children, young people and foster carers alike.
We’re there for you, so you can be there for the children and young people in your care.
Find your local office by selecting your region below
Great rewards and benefits for foster parents
As an FCA foster parent, you will have access to our rewards platform with hundreds of offers at all your favourite high street retailers.
Areas we cover:
“It’s not all about making them happy and giving them nice things, it’s about being a comforting presence and being kind. Sometimes they just need to know you are there.”
April 2 2022
Single foster parent, Marlene, based in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, has worked with children with autism, shares her incredible fostering journey so far.
“The big thing was making that decision and going with it. We’ve never regretted it, and never looked back!”
March 24 2022
Steve and Eileen, winners of the Families First Foster Carer award in 2017 and foster parents for over 15 years, sit down to talk to us about their journey so far.
“It is amazing to see what wonderful children they have grown to become.”
March 15 2022
Christie Newbold, a Derbyshire local, has been fostering for the past 3 years and sat down to share her experience and advice for future foster parents.
Foster parent, Kerry, shares her incredible fostering journey with a talented child in her care who was destined for higher education.
March 1 2022
As part of our #ChangeTheStory campaign, Kerry shares the incredible success of a young person in her care, and how he went on to achieve his ambition.
"We find fostering so rewarding, we do not consider it as a job, it’s a way of life.”
February 28 2022
Foster parents, Delia and Franz Cox, who are based in the North of England, have been fostering vulnerable children for seven years and are currently looking after two children.
Speak to our team
Whether you’re ready to start your journey or just want to chat to an expert, we are here to talk.