Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer? Call us on 0808 178 1144 or register your interest here

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Local Authorities

At Children First we provide the highest quality child-centered services for children and young people.

The team is fully committed to the highest possible standards of care of children and the best possible support to foster carers. We ensure that the children and young people are only placed with carers who can provide a warm, loving and stable family home.

We are able to offer the following types of placements:

  • Bridging
  • Short Term fostering
  • Parent and Child placements
  • Emergency fostering
  • Long Term fostering
  • Respite

Children First Fostering Agency is the foster care provider of choice for many Local Authorities, when a Local Authority places a child with us, we work in partnership for the best interests of the child and foster carers.

Referral Team

The Referral Co-ordinators will quickly respond to local authority requests for placements whether or not we have a suitable vacancy. Daily vacancy lists are circulated together with carers profiles to aid local authorities Placements Teams in finding the most suitable carers for their children and young people.

Children First is dedicated to ensuring that the match between carers and children/young people is right. We pride ourselves on the matching process and work very closely with carers and local authorities to make strong matches for children and families.

Please contact the agency to discuss any particular needs you may have.