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Foster Carer Support & Training

As a highly respected Leicester based fostering agency, we are confident that our foster carers will receive the best support and training available.
So call Acorn Fostering today to discuss your foster carer potential.

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Servicing in Birmingham, West Midlands, Staffordshire and Leicestershire.


Acorn Fostering Services is an Ofsted approved and registered Ofsted. independent fostering agency based in Leicester, providing fostering agency services throughout the East and West Midlands and Northern Counties.

Our aim is to always provide foster carers who can offer a sensitive approach to children. Because of their life experience, and Acorn’s extensive support and training our foster carers are able to meet the needs of all types of looked after children.

We provide good quality foster placements for children and young people up to the age of 18 years. We believe that children deserve the best quality of care, which helps them deal with their changing circumstances.

Professional Memberships – We are members of The British Association for Adoption and Fostering, the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers, FosterTalk and The Fostering Network. More about our Professional Memberships and Associations

Local Authorities – As an independent fostering agency we complement the fostering services provided by local authorities. We work closely with local authority staff in order to achieve better outcomes for the children placed with our carers. More about the Local Authorities/Councils

Regulations – Acorn Fostering Services operates in accordance with Section 105 of Children Act 1989, National Minimum Standards for Fostering 2011 and Fostering Services Regulations 2011.

We fully comply with the guidance laid out by Ofsted. Ofsted, and ensure that our policies and procedures are kept up-to-date with changes in guidance and legislation.


A wonderful agency full of loving, caring, hardworking social workers and staff that are dedicated to the well-being of children! Call them today to learn about foster care and foster to adopt.

The agency staff is incredibly professional, and always ready to solve our problems with the placement. The thing is that they have a great networking system. We’ve met dozens of foster carers in meetings and heard their stories which is very helpful and inspiring. We would highly recommend them.

If you are looking for a respectable foster agency near Leicester, I recommend that you contact Acorn Fostering Agency. The support they provide is brilliant. Highly recommended!

I would like to pay a big thanks to Acorn Fostering Services for providing such a great care to my son when I wasn’t able to look after him. The foster carer was extremely caring and my son told how they looked after him.

Working with Acorn Fostering is amazing! The staff is incredibly caring and helpful. They helped me with foster caring when I was clueless about many things. I would highly recommend them to everyone who wants to do foster care.