The Fostering Network’s long-established advice and mediation service provides independent support to foster carers on behalf of both local authorities and independent fostering providers across England.
All foster carers registered with the fostering services listed below can contact the named advice and mediation worker directly for a broad range of support services.
To find out more about setting up an advice and mediation service with The Fostering Network, fostering services should contact independent support services manager Louise Horne.
Central Midlands (Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Telford and Wrekin)
01905 622 459
East Midlands (Nottinghamshire, Nottingham City)
0115 945 2486
North East (Barnardo’s, Durham)
0191 262 2229
North West (Blackburn, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire East, Knowsley, Stockport, Warrington)
0161 776 0547
South Midlands (Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Luton, Milton Keynes)
0247 650 5319
West Midlands (Coventry, Warwickshire, Solihull)