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Fostering in Derby

Fostering in Derby with Sunbeam Fostering Agency

Become a foster carer in Derby with Sunbeam Fostering Agency.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency was established in 2000 in response to the need for a prompt reliable service providing foster care to children and young people in need.

Sunbeam provides local support for carers in Derby and surrounding areas through our resource centre in Nottingham. This means you will have a supervising social worker local to you and available to support you if you need them. Also, we have other support staff on a 24/7/365 basis who will help you with any help and support you need while fostering with Sunbeam.

Sunbeam Fostering Agency is one of the largest fostering agencies in the UK, we have offices all around England, please visit our contact us page to locate the nearest Sunbeam office to Derby.

We have resource centre in Nottingham to facilitate training for foster carers in the Midlands North areas. Our local staff and team are on hand to assist with training and local support groups which are held in the Nottingham and surrounding areas, and supported by our registered office in Coventry.

Nottingham resource centre : Melrose House, 9 Waverly Street, Nottingham, NG7 4HF.

Do you live in Derby and want to learn more about what is fostering, what is a foster carer or would you like to become a foster parent? We provide free training and support to foster carers in the Derby area, as well as generous fostering allowances for fostering in Derby.

To apply to become a foster parent or if interested in fostering a child or fostering in Derby, please visit our online application page. As one of the largest and most progressive independent fostering agencies, we provide quality family placements to children in care and competitive foster care payments for our carers fostering in Derby.

Fostering a child is a way of providing a stable family life for children and young people who are unable to live with their birth parents. We always want to hear from carers experienced in fostering children who would like to transfer to Sunbeam.

To learn more about what is fostering, what is a foster carer’s role and how to foster a child, please download our guide to foster care. Our guide also gives useful information about: the role of independent fostering agencies; fostering allowances and foster care payments structures with Sunbeam; as well as how to foster a child in your area and the main requirements for fostering children.

We need foster carers from a wide range of backgrounds, races and religion. This is because all children have their own unique and individual background and heritage. You do not need to be married, own a house or have children of your own.

To become a foster carer or for further information on what is fostering, please contact us today and we are happy to provide you with the information and support you need.

Please contact us if you have any questions and would like to explore fostering.

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To download our Fostering Allowance Guide, please contact our team or your SSW.

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Every agency is different, so choosing the right one means making sure you can look after your choice of foster children, get the best foster carer’s support and the financial benefits that are right for you.

Are you passionate about making a difference for children and have time and energy to give to a child?