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Fostering events in Derbyshire

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.


two girlsYou'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.

Drop-in sessions

Wednesday 22 January 2020

from 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Wednesday 5 February 2020

from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at:

Ripley Leisure centre
Derby Road
Ripley
DE5 3HR

Wednesday 25 March 2020

from 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Thursday 23 April 2020

from 4.30pm to 6.30pm at:

The Dome
Devonshire Road
Buxton
SK17 6RY

Wednesday 10 June 2020

from 3.30pm to 7pm at:

The Proact Stadium
Chesterfield
S41 8NZ

Wednesday 1 July 2020

from 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Wednesday 16 September 2020

from 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Wednesday 7 October 2020

from 4pm to 6pm at:

Etwall Leisure centre
Hilton Road
Etwall
Derby
DE65 6HZ

Wednesday 18 November 2020

from 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
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.