How to become a foster carer with The Fostering Company

If you live in the North East of England and are considering a career as a foster carer, we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

Who can foster?

We welcome foster carers of all ages and all walks of life. Find out the eligibility criteria here.

The fostering process

Read our step-by-step guide to the application process.

Meet our carers

Hear from some our foster families and discover more about their fostering journeys.


Whether you’re new to fostering, or have been with another provider for many years, head to our ‘frequently asked questions’ page to help break down some of the most common questions we receive about fostering in North East of England.

Are you interested in becoming a foster carer?

Get in touch to arrange an informal chat with our carer enquiry team.