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Midlands & North

Our Midlands & North foster care services are available in the Midlands, Yorkshire, East Riding, Lincolnshire, North East and the surrounding areas.

Fostering in Midlands & North England

The Five Rivers fostering teams in the Midlands and North were rated 'GOOD' by Ofsted in 2020.

We’re committed to ensuring that foster carers are recruited, supported, developed and rewarded for the crucial role they take on when they become part of the Five Rivers fostering family.

Working as a team, our foster carers provide foster homes to meet a range of needs for children, young people and families, with the aim of keeping them safe and improving their lives both now and in the future.

The range of needs presented by children, young people and families vary so much, foster carers may be assessed and approved to undertake some or all of the fostering roles below.

  • Long-term care
  • Short-term care
  • Parent and child care and /or assessment
  • Respite fostering care

Which areas do we cover?

Our Midlands and North service has foster carers from:

  • Midlands
  • Yorkshire
  • East Riding
  • Lincolnshire
  • North East
  • And the surrounding areas

What do we offer our foster carers?

Our Midlands & North locations are able to provide a range of services including:

  • Excellent remuneration and paid breaks of up to fourteen days a year
  • 24/7 support from qualified staff and experienced staff
  • A wide range of specialist training
  • Support groups for foster parents
  • Activities for both foster children and carers own children
  • Holiday and recreational activities with other foster carers
  • Support with educational issues
  • Clinical child psychologist support
  • Overnight breaks to support carers

Becoming a foster carer

We need to recruit foster carers in the Midlands, Yorkshire, East Riding, Lincolnshire and the North East areas, in both urban and rural areas to ensure we provide local foster placements to those who need them.

Our offices are in Chesterfield, Bromsgrove and Stockton-On-Tees ensuring we have staff who are based within easy travelling distance to foster carer’s homes wherever they live in the area we cover.

If you are interested in joining the Five Rivers team of foster carers and staff to provide a foster home to transform the life of a child, young person or family in your local area, find out more about becoming a foster carer with Five Rivers and book a call today.

What do our carers have to say?

Your care is of the utmost importance to our staff and us.

We encourage open and honest communication between all of our staff and carers to discuss how we can help meet their needs, and support them.

Apply to Foster

Do you feel you have the energy and true commitment to make a positive difference to a child’s or young person’s life?

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