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Be part of our Leicestershire fostering family

Who can foster?

Don’t rule yourself out - count yourself in! Lots of people can foster in so many different ways.

Who can foster?  

Meet current foster carers for Leicestershire at our events.

Fostering events


Why foster with us?

As Leicestershire’s Local Authority, all of the vital support departments are part of our family of services.

Find out why we're first choice for foster carers in Leicestershire.

Why foster with us?
Why foster with us?

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Supporting you financially in your caring role

Payments and allowances

Payments and allowances

“Fostering is never just about the money - it’s the reward of making a difference to young lives that counts. However, in reality, we all have bills to pay, so it’s vital that our carers are paid fairly”

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Supporting you on your fostering journey

Thinking of fostering

Thinking of fostering?

Already a foster carer?

Just thinking about fostering and wondering how it could work for you and your family?

We can help.

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Become a foster carer  

Transferring from another fostering agency   

Training and support for foster carers  

Ways to foster

Ways to foster

You could make a difference to the lives of Leicestershire’s children and young people, from a few hours to a few years.

See if you could fit fostering into your life.

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Different ways to foster  

Private fostering  

Specialist foster care  

Fostering vacancies  




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    New opportunity to find out about fostering

    Come along to first fostering information event of the year

  • Couple to retire after caring for over 200 children during 48 years of foster caring

    People encouraged to become foster carers

  • Fees paid to foster carers increased

    Foster carers in Leicestershire are benefitting from an increase in the amount they receive in fees.

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