The Five Rivers Fostering Service has helped several thousand children over the last 29 years and, at any one time, continues to provide excellent care for more than 450 children, young people and families.

Our Fostering Service operates throughout England, and we are expanding: more children are requiring high-quality foster care, but the numbers of foster carers in England is not keeping pace.

Due to our experience and excellent reputation, local authorities are asking Five Rivers to recruit more foster carers for children whose needs they cannot meet.

Our standing is reinforced by being a ‘Social Enterprise’; Five Rivers is driven by social objectives and the surplus we make is reinvested into the services we provide.

In turn, foster carers who choose to work with us can rely on an organisation with a clear focus: the well-being and future of children who need us.

To achieve this, we recruit and support both new and experienced foster carers. Together, we rise to the challenging, yet immensely rewarding, task of turning around children’s lives.

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Become a Foster Carer

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Are the applicant(s) able to communicate effectively in English?

Do you have at least one spare bedroom?

Are you over the age of 21?*

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If you have any further queries or any problems completing the form below please contact our Fostering Enquiries team.
T: 0345 266 0272

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We are always looking for engaged and passionate people to work for us and have a range of opportunities.

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