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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 23 January 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Tuesday 26 February 2019

From 4pm to 6pm at:

St George's Parish Hall
New Mills
SK22 4NP

Tuesday 19 March 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Thursday 21 March 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

Proact Football Stadium
Sheffield Road
Chesterfield
S41 8NZ

Wednesday 15 May 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Wednesday 19 June 2019

From 4:30pm to 6:30pm at:

Long Eaton Library
Tamworth Road
Long Eaton
NG10 1JG

Wednesday 10 July 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Wednesday 11 September 2019

From 4:30pm to 6:30pm at:

Glossop Library
Talbot Street
Glossop
SK13 7DG

Wednesday 25 September 2019

From 5pm to 7pm at:

County Hall
Matlock
Derbyshire
DE4 3AG

Tuesday 15 October 2019

From 4:30pm to 6:30pm at:

Dronfield Sports Centre
Civic Centre
Dronfield
S18 1PD

Wednesday 13 November 2019

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.