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 6 February 2018 between 4pm and 6pm
    Ripley Leisure Centre
    DE5 3HR

  • Thursday 8 February 2018 between 3pm and 6pm
    Devonshire Dome
    Buxton
    SK17 6RY

  • Tuesday 27 February 2018 between 5pm and 7pm
    Queens Park leisure Centre
    Chesterfield
    S40 2ND

  • Thursday 15 March 2018 between 5pm and 7pm
    Proact Stadium
    1866 Sheffield
    Chesterfield
    S41 8NZ 

  • Tuesday 20 March 2018 between 5pm and 7pm
    County Hall
    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.