Being In Foster Care


A one-stop shop for all the resources you need to navigate life with your foster family.

because we care.

Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling, get information about foster care or find out what support is available to you, our hub can help.

With over 25 years of making a difference to the lives of children and young people in care, we believe that everyone has a voice, and we’re committed to listening. Set up by a former foster parent and former social worker in 1994, Foster Care Associates (FCA) is an established fostering agency which forms part of the Polaris Community - one of the UK’s largest leading communities of children’s service providers.

We’ve come a long way since those early days and, over the years, FCA has built a strong reputation for excellence, and now offers a wide range of services to children and families. But our purpose remains the same; ‘to make a positive and lasting difference for children, families and communities, and it’s underpinned by a series of values designed to help us assist children and young people to reach their full potential.

Contact Infomation

If you're looking for contact details or are not sure whom you need to talk to then our handy contact sheet is a great place to start!

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Contact Sheet

Supporting You

Here at FCA, we understand that being a young person in care can be tricky. This is why we have designed our advice hub with you in mind.

From support around your first foster family to navigating your way through the teenage years we hope that are handy little blogs will answer some of your questions and support you.

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Building Independence

Independence can be exciting and daunting all at the same time. Here are FCA we make sure that you are never alone and we pride ourselves in providing support guidance and opportunities to each and every young person that has been in our care.

Find out how we can help you as you move into independent living.

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