We believe you can foster

If you live in the East Midlands and are interested in fostering a child, we're here to help.

Barnardo’s East Midlands Family Placement service is rated 'outstanding' by Ofsted. Our team of dedicated social workers will support you throughout the whole of your fostering journey.

The rewards are huge. Knowing you've made a difference to a vulnerable child's life is something that will stay with you forever.

Get in touch

We can talk you through the fostering process and answer all your questions.

  • fill in our simple online form
  • call us on 01332 544 711
  • email us on [email protected] 
  • visit our Facebook page
  • write to us at Barnardo's East Midlands Family Placement Service, The Old Exchange, 21 Nottingham Road, Spondon, Derby DE21 7NF

Find out more 

For more information on fostering with Barnardo's, see our Foster a child page.

Further reading

Our statement of purpose (see below) gives you detailed information about Barnardo's East Midlands Family Placement Service, and how we achieve good outcomes for the children in our care. 

OFSTED grade - outstanding