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Fostering in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Why foster in Yorkshire,Lincolnshire and the East Midlands?

Last year, FCA Yorkshire and Lincolnshire received over 3,030 referrals of children and young people from local authorities. Each year we find this number rising and we feel it is imperative to find these children and young people safe, stable and caring homes. If you are considering becoming a foster parent, get in touch with us today to see how you can begin your journey.

As a region we cover a vast geographical area within Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. From North Yorkshire and Hull to the North and as far down as Grantham in the South. We are lucky enough to have some beautiful coastline, amazing countryside and bustling cities all within our area. This makes Yorkshire and Lincolnshire a great area to help care for children and make a difference.

When you join the Foster Care Associates Yorkshire and Lincolnshire family, you will be joining an Ofsted Outstanding fostering provider.

Take a look at our carer satisfaction survey for Yorks and Lincs.

Foster in the following areas in Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands:

Our FCA offices in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

In order to support our foster carers in the best possible way, we have five Social Work teams within the region. They are based out of four offices: Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and Mansfield. Wherever you are within the region, you are never far away from one of our warm and welcoming offices, and an endless supply of tea and biscuits!

Having fun at FCA Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

We’re a region that is bursting at the seams with experience and knowledge, but we also don’t take ourselves too seriously. We know the importance of having a bit of fun and our activity and events calendar represents this. There is always something going on, whether it be for our looked-after children, birth children, foster carers or just getting everyone together for a game of Rounders’ and an ice-cream.

If you can offer a young person a caring home, then please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.

Read our Statement of Purpose

Read our Statement of Purpose

Our Offices

Mansfield

Mansfield I-Centre, Oakham Business Park, Hamilton Way, Mansfield NG18 5BR

01623 632606

Hull

The Deep Business Centre, Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4BG

01482 447 708

Leeds

Suites 3 & 4, Seven Hills Business Centre, South Street, Morley, Leeds, LS27 8AT

0113 307 1150

South Yorkshire Hub (covering Sheffield and Doncaster teams)

1 Europa View, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield, S9 1XH

0114 261 5750

Meet the Team

Tim Clayton

Registered Manager

Jo Barrass

Fostering Service Manager

Jo Charity

Fostering Service Manager

Kathy Hamilton

Operations Manager

Laura Stead

Fostering Service Manager

Heather Colton

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Rupee Sandhu

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Ben Corcoran

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Kirsty Horsfield

Acting Fostering Services Manager

Sharon Beardshall

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Sue Young

Supervising Social Worker

Sue Rollins

Senior Administrator

Valerie Ladds

Senior Administrator

Reace Foster

Senior Administrator

Sue Wright

Senior Administrator

Carrie Robinson

Placements Manager

Nicole Higgins

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Caroline Petre

Office Manager

Allister Carroll

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Adele Searle

Supervising Social Worker

Andrea Wood

Senior Administrator

Carlie Naylor

Supervising Social Worker

Carly Renshaw

Supervising Social Worker

Gemma Grant

Therapist

Jodie Barass

Supervising Social Worker

Kelly Burgess

Placements Officer

Laura Cothay

Therapeutic Services Co-ordinator

Lee Wallace Connell

Supervising Social Worker

Megan Freeman

Supervising Social Worker

Melanie Murphy

Fostering Service Manager

Michael Fox

Senior Participation Officer

Nadia Barratt

Participation Officer

Nicola Willoughby

Placements Officer

Stephanie Beatson

Placements Officer

Stephanie Watson

Supervising Social Worker

Vanessa Wilkin

Supervising Social Worker

Tejan Leigh

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Nazma Liqat

Participation Officer

Sarah Newman

Supervising Social Worker

Saba Khan

Supervising Social Worker

Allison Thornton

Senior Supervising Social Worker

Alison Tipper

Supervising Social Worker

Case Studies

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

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