Fostering events in Derbyshire

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Could you change lives and offer a Derbyshire child a loving home? If you have a spare room and are interested in fostering you can find out more at a series of events we've organised.


You'll be able to speak to local foster carers about their experiences and our fostering team will also be on hand to answer any questions. Come along for an informal chat to any of the drop-in sessions − no appointment needed.

  • Tuesday 11 July 2017 between 5pm and 7pm
    County Hall
    Smedley Street
    Matlock
    DE4 3AG

  • Tuesday 26 September 2017 between 5pm and 7pm
    County Hall
    Smedley Street
    Matlock
    DE4 3AG

  • Wednesday 8 November 2017 between 5pm and 7pm
    County Hall
    Smedley Street
    Matlock
    DE4 3AG

Our foster carers receive weekly fostering payments with additional allowances and get full training and support.

Foster carers can offer short or long-term homes, ranging from single-night emergency stays to placements which last for several years.

To find out more come along to an event, email: fostering@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 0800 083 77 44.