Why foster?

twin brothers wearing glasses side by side on floor sharing a reading book

Fostering is an enriching and rewarding experience for you, your family and the children you will care for.

Derby City Council urgently needs foster carers to provide care, support and a loving home to the city’s most vulnerable children.

There are hundreds of children in Derby who cannot be looked after by their own family and you could make a real difference to their lives.

Whilst we are looking for people to care for all types of children, we particularly need foster carers who can look after sibling groups, children with disabilities and children age 5 and above.

If you are caring, energetic and have the space for a child, we believe you could become an amazing foster carer, and we will support you each step of the way. 

There was a boy

Please watch and share our ground breaking film showing the amazing difference that foster care makes to children’s lives.

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