“Caring Together to Change Lives”

Who ACORN are

Acorn Fostering Services is an Ofsted approved and registered Ofsted.

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Our Aims and Objectives

We aim to provide a range of placements for children.

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What does a foster carer do?

The term ‘looked after’ was introduced by the Children Act in 1989.

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Become a foster carer?

The AFS believes that looking after children in foster care.

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ACORN Fostering Services Ltd (AFS)

One of the leading independent Ofsted approved and registered fostering agencies in the UK. Acorn Fostering Services is a well established, medium-sized, private foster care agency based in Leicester City.

We founded Acorn in the year 2004 to provide a high quality and supportive fostering agency service in Midlands and North of England.

  • We provide Local Authorities throughout East and West Midlands and North of England with highly supported foster carers who can offer a solid foundation for babies, children and teenagers aged 0 to 18 years, short term or long term.
  • All placements are sympathetically and efficiently managed by our experienced team of professionals and matched with our most suitable foster carers.

We have a very diverse range of foster carers – couples of differing ages, singles, various ethnic and cultural backgrounds – this gives us greater flexibility than many other fostering agencies More about us.

Fostering a Child or Young Person

We need more Foster Carers in East Midlands, West Midlands and North of England!

As a progressive fostering agency, we are always happy to welcome and support new carers, as well as experienced professional foster carers wishing to work with a more supportive fostering agency.

Fostering is a vocation, so we provide extensive guidance for all our carers.

Acorn’s foster carers are fully supported by our team with substantial experience in social welfare and have been in fostering throughout their working lives. Read more…

Foster Carer Support & Training

As a highly respected East Midlands based fostering agency, we are confident that our foster carers will receive the best support and training available.

Whether you are attracted to fostering as a result of a change in family life, or are looking for a new career in child care, we will train and support you all the way. How to Foster a child.

Fostering is rewarding in many ways – as a committed carer you will be helping children and young people in need have a better life – and for that, you will be suitably paid.

So call Acorn Fostering today to discuss how to become foster carer.

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Statement of Purpose
Ofsted Report
Childrens Guide 0-11 Years
Childrens Guide 12-18 Years