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Fostering in the East Midlands

Looking to foster in the East Midlands?

A big welcome from the East Midlands team. Our small and friendly region comprises of Northampton, Leicester, Leicestershire, Nottingham, Peterborough, Cambridge and South Lincolnshire – and everything in between!

FCA are an independent fostering agency who are looking for foster carers in the East Midlands region. FCA East Midlands pride ourselves on being able to provide a safe and caring environment for foster children in our region.

If you’re in the local area, over the required age of 21 and have a spare room then FCA East Midlands is waiting to hear from you. You are the people who make this happen and we are here to support you in this process!

24/7 Fostering support in the East Midlands

In order to support our foster carers and foster children in the best possible way we have a regional group of highly skilled social workers and our own therapist who are brimming with experience and knowledge.

Our unique team parenting approach ensures that you and your family are supported every step of the way. The various elements that bring our team parenting approach together are:

  • Therapeutic Support
  • Respite Care
  • Children & Young people support service
  • Educational Support
  • Designated Supervising Social Worker

All of these components come together in a unique way which we tailor especially for you and your family to ensure we provide the right care, training and support for you. From the very beginning of the process everyone is involved and 100% supporting you throughout the whole process. Its really important to us in FCA East Midlands that we welcome you into the FCA Family.

Have fun with FCA East Midlands

There’s always something fun going on in the FCA East Midlands region; from theme park trips to fun day picnics to singing in the annual FCA Big Sing Off Competition. We bring everyone together, carers, young people in placement, birth children and regional staff. You will find yourself joining a great community of carers’ staff and children who provide you with a fun support network throughout your fostering journey.

FCA East Midlands needs your support to help provide children in loving homes. If you want to become part of FCA get in touch with us on 0800 023 4561 and start making the steps to changing a Childs life today.

Our Offices

Peterborough

2a Cyrus Way, Cygnet Park, Hampton, Peterborough, PE7 8HP

01733 344363

Meet the Team

Karen Cann

Registered Manager

Michaela Gilchrist

Placements Manager

Sue Edwards

Fostering Services Manager

Gemma Wall

Office Manager

Jo Howe

Supervising Social Worker

Kellie Moore

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Evie Francey

Supervising Social Worker

Sajal Gurjar

Supervising Social Worker

Annelise Thomas

Carer Recruitment Officer

Jane Smith

Senior Therapist

Sarah Dunford

CYP Support Service Worker

Sue Goldspink

Administrator

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    How can we help?

    Ready to start fostering a child or young person? Or just want a bit more information to help you decide whether fostering is for you? All you need to do is contact us.

    Phone us

    Call us on 0800 023 4561 (lines open Monday - Thurs: 9am - 7pm, Fri: 9am - 6pm)

    Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we're here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

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    Phone us

    Call us on 0800 023 4561 (lines open Monday - Thurs: 9am - 7pm, Fri: 9am - 6pm)

    Fostering a child or young person is a big decision so we,re here to answer any questions you may have. Our friendly fostering advisors, many of whom are carers themselves, can talk you through everything you need to know about becoming a foster carer.

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

    Call me back

    Haven't got time to chat now? Leave your details and we'll call you back at a time that suits you:

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
    • Why do we need this? So we can email you a brochure.
    • Why do we need this? We appreciate that starting to foster is a big decision that needs careful consideration and you are likely to have questions. We’d like to help answer those questions.
    • Please enter your postcode to see news and events in you area
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