Welcome to Sunbeam Fostering Agency

Sunbeam Fostering Agency is one of the largest and most progressive independent foster care agencies in London and the Midlands, providing good quality and innovated family placements to children in care.

Our head office is based in Langley, Berkshire with resource centres to provide support to foster carers and children in Walthamstow, Croydon and Reading.

The Langley (London & South) business is registered with Ofsted and rated Outstanding.

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Excellence in Fostering Service


Who We Are?

Sunbeam is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. We are a leading independent fostering agency that provides a range of fostering placements to meet the needs of looked after children.

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Fostering Children

Fostering a child is a great service to brighten their future. Fostering is defined as taking temporary parental responsibility for a child outside of your own family.

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Becoming a foster parent

Choosing to become a foster parent and deciding to give something back to society can be a wonderful but often daunting experience with many people not knowing where to start.

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Reasons to join Sunbeam

At Sunbeam we are proud of our standards and the support that we provide to our foster carers. We hope you would like to join the Sunbeam Family.

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Fostering Allowances

Fostering allowances are being paid to all foster carers, as raising & taking care of children can be a costly endeavour and taking care of foster children is no exception.

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Apply Online Now

Please apply online here to become a Foster Carer, Fostering experience will bring you a fruitful career and more importantly a bright future to a child in need.

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Latest Fostering News


Hear from our approved foster carer:

Hear from our approved foster carer: “I would not have it any other way” hear from one of our approved #fostercarers on her placement experience.   Hear from one of our approved Fosters Carers KT on her placement experience.   ‘Every day is a different day with my placement, some days are a challenge teaching ...

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Are you considering a career in fostering?

Fostering a child is a big decision and something that deserves a lot of thought and consideration, from not only you but your family and friends to. Fostering is all about making a real difference in a child’s life and bringing them up in a safe and loving environment.     When you begin thinking ...

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Rise in calls to Childline for mental health issues prompts call for action

The guardian states that charities are calling for improved mental health provisions in schools as new figures reveal more than 50,000 children and young people are contacting Childline to seek help for mental health issues. The helpline has seen a significant rise in young people needing help for depression and feeling suicidal with girls almost ...

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Quality Assurance


Sunbeam Fostering Agency’s key values are to ensure high quality care is provided to children in our care and foster carer receive excellent support.



Sunbeam’s focus is always the child and young person in our care. We aim to provide children and young people with a positive, safe and high level of support in a family environment.

Placement Team


We have a specific staff team to deal with referrals after 6.30pm. The team includes an out of hours social worker and duty manager.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency

Sunbeam is one of the UK's leading Foster Care Agency with an established reputation for high standards and outstanding support to our foster carers.


NACCC Member of The Fostering Network Member of NAFP     Fosterline    

Our Locations

LANGLEY (London & South - Registered)

Sunbeam House, 12 Waterside Drive, Langley, Slough, SL3 6EZ, UK

MIDLANDS (Registered Office)

383 Broad Lane Coventry West Midlands CV5 7AX, UK

SOUTH (Resource centre)

South Central, Atlantic House, Imperial Way, Reading, RG2 0TD, UK

Investors in people
Ofsted Outstanding Fostering Agency