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Due to essential maintenance, this website may be unavailable for a short time on Saturday 28 or Sunday 29 May 2022. Apologies for any problems this may cause.

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.


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We are currently holding both virtual face to face events. Please check our fostering Facebook page for updates and more information regarding these events.

We're still recruiting foster carers and you can find out more about being a foster carer. 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, email: fostering@derbyshire.gov.uk or tel: 0800 083 77 44.

Event dates

  • Saturday 23 July 2022 from 2pm to 6pm at Buxton's Pride Picnic, Pavilion Gardens
  • Sunday 24 July 2022 from midday to 7pm at Chesterfield Pride, Stand Road Recreation Ground
  • Saturday 6 August 2022 from midday at Belper Pride, Belper's Market Place

Virtual information events

We're also holding virtual information events on:

  • Wednesday 25 May 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 23 June 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 26 July 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 31 August 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 29 September 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Tuesday 25 October 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 30 November 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursday 15 December 2022 from 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Updates about events and details of how to join them are available on our fostering Facebook page.