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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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


SGO’s are not always in the best interest of foster children

LA trying to sign up SGO’s has increased over the years. This has been heavily criticised as part of this serious case review below. This explains why stringent assessment need to be completed prior to approving foster carers /07/councils-use-special-guardianship-order-criticised-serious-case-review/

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LGBT foster carers

There was a sense that, if you were gay, options like having a family life and raising children weren’t open to you. This is no longer the case.     Most people in the LGBT community are unaware about being able to adopt or foster. Gentle reminder that Sexuality is not imperative to a fostering ...

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Fostering in Birmingham

Birmingham is the largest Borough in West Midlands. It is the most populated and biggest city in the UK after London. Birmingham’s multi ethnic backgrounds and diverse range of people makes it a very people friendly city.   Sunbeam Fostering has large foster carer base in Birmingham and continue to actively recruit prospective applicants from ...

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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.

About Sunbeam Fostering Agency

Sunbeam Fostering is one of the UK's leading and most progressive Fostering Agency with an established reputation for high standards and outstanding support to our foster carers. Get in touch with us to know more.


NACCC Member of The Fostering Network Member of NAFP         

Our Locations

LANGLEY (London & South - Registered)

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

020 8799 0930

MIDLANDS (Registered Office)

383 Broad Lane Coventry West Midlands CV5 7AX, UK

024 7642 0390

SOUTH (Resource centre)

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

011 8903 6043

NOTTINGHAM (Resource centre)

Melrose House, 9 Waverly Street, Nottingham, NG7 4HF, UK

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