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Affinity Fostering

Join the Affinity Fostering Family

Ofsted Outstanding Provider
We’ve been Rated Outstanding
By Ofsted since we were founded

Transfer to Affinity today for a better fostering experience

Thinking of switching? Affinity are here for you.

Lesley is one of our Supervising Social Workers. Linda is one of our foster carers.
Watch as they discuss the high level of support provided by Affinity Fostering

Join the Affinity Fostering Family

Affinity believe in ensuring that our family are fully supported financially, professionally and emotionally.

Our Ofsted Outstanding rated team support our foster carers and their families through every step of the fostering and placement process and we run an exciting programme of annual social and personal development events.

Check out just some of the reasons to choose Affinity Fostering for a better fostering experience.

  • 24/7 professional support
  • Ongoing specialist training
  • Respite holiday
  • Social Events throughout the year
  • Seasonal Affinity Newsletter
  • Dedicated Support Workers who provide extra layer of assistance
  • Vouchers and incentives for Young People to get involved in Affinity's competitions and Participation projects
  • Careful matching of young people to our foster carers
  • Competitive foster care allowances
  • Social Workers with suitable workloads, allowing them to spend time and invest in our foster carers.
  • Regular contact and meetings with your supervising social worker
  • Local meetings with other Foster Carers
  • 2-day Foster Carer's Christmas Conference
  • Summer Allowance for Young Person's activities
  • Organised Activity Holidays for our Young People
  • Ofsted Outstanding Agency since our inception
  • Free membership to FosterTalk for all our foster carers
  • Birth Children's events, recognising their contribution to the successful fostering of young people in their family home.
  • Regular Keeping In Touch KIT days with Senior Management.

What you could earn, fostering with Affinity

Sadly some children and young people cannot live at home and need different types of foster homes for a period of time or until they become adults.

By becoming a foster carer with Affinity Fostering you can help meet the immediate requirement for foster carers in your area and earn a generous tax-free monthly allowance in return.

Get a personal earnings estimate
Earnings Estimator

How many young people
could you accommodate?

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You could be earning

£399 - £714

Typically tax free p/w + Affinity benefits

We're ready to answer all your fostering questions

Whether this is your first visit, or you have been considering a transferring for some time and are ready to take the next step, our social workers are available to help you understand all your options and guide you in your application to transfer to Affinity.

We're ready to answer all your fostering questions

The Affinity Fostering
social work team

We're here to assist transferring foster carers every step of the way and can offer free advice. Click the button below to get in touch"

Affinity’s 4 steps to transferring to Affinity Fostering

Affinity Fostering make the transferring process as smooth as possible.
Let us guide you every step of the way to switch to Affinity.

Meet your social worker

Contact Affinity Fostering to get your transfer started

Foster Carers have every right to transfer so the first thing to do is to get in touch with Affinity either online or by phone.

Attend a fostering skills course

Meet with one of Affinity's principle social workers

One of our friendly social workers will visit to answer any of your questions and discuss the transfer protocol.

Fostering interviews

Affinity initiate your transfer and handle all the paperwork

Karen, Affinity's Head of Business, will ensure your transfer is as speedy and smooth as possible. Karen is there to support you every step of the way, answer any of your questions, and help with the paperwork.

Start fostering

Become part of the Affinity family!

Once the process has been completed, your approval will switch to Affinity and you will then be part of our fostering family that makes such a difference to children and young people. Don't delay, contact us today!

Ready to switch? Here's what you need to do next:

Contact our team who will guide you every step of the way. The Affinity family will make sure the transfer process is as smooth as possible.

Our team are ready to answer all your fostering questions.
Call 01245 237158 today or

Schedule A Chat With Our Team

Request a call back

Let us know the best time for us to call you and we'll schedule an appointment.

Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!