Could you foster?

Sharing your home could help shape their future. Newcastle Fostering service is part of Foster with North East, to find out more about being a foster carer in the north east, visit: Foster with North East - Foster with North East

We welcome enquiries from anyone within a 50 mile radius of Newcastle upon Tyne, so if you're over 21 and could offer a loving and supportive home to a child, you can become a foster carer for Newcastle! 

Find out about the fostering process and the types of fostering available, learn who can foster, and find information on fees and allowances.

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Why choose Newcastle?

Find out about what makes Newcastle special, how to transfer to us if you’re a foster carer elsewhere, and read about the training and support that we offer.

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Types of fostering

There are lots of different reasons why children and young people come into care - find out about the support you could offer.

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Meet our foster carers

Read about our amazing foster carers’ experiences as they describe the skills and qualities they think you need to do a great job.

News and events

If you'd like to find out more information about fostering come along to one of our events. 

Get in touch

If you'd like more information or wish to get in touch with us, fill out our online form, call, or send us an email.


Adoption in Newcastle is run by a regional adoption agency called Adopt North East. This helps speed up the process of finding adopters for vulnerable children.