Affinity Fostering

Join the Affinity Fostering Family

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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

Get more from fostering with Affinity Fostering

Joining Affinity Fostering is about more than collecting our industry leading allowance. By Fostering with Affinity you will get access to the full support of our Ofsted Outstanding rated team and an exciting programme of annual social and personal development events.

  • 24/7 professional support
  • Ongoing specialist training
  • Respite holiday
  • Social Events throughout the year
  • Seasonal Affinity Newsletter
  • Dedicated Support Workers provide extra layer of assistance
  • Vouchers and incentives for Young People to get involved in Participation projects
  • Regular contact and meetings with your supervising social worker
  • Local meetings with other Foster Carers
  • 2 day Foster Carer's Christmas Conference
  • Young Peoples paid for activity holidays
  • Summer Allowance for Young Person's activities

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!

What you could earn by fostering

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 new foster carers in your area and earn a generous tax-free monthly allowance in return.

Get a personal earnings estimate
How many young people could you accommodate?

You need one room per young person

No. of placements
You could be earning

£385 - £690

Typically tax free + Affinity benefits

Jo is ready to answer all your fostering questions

Whether this is your first visit, or you have been considering a career in fostering for some time and are ready to take the next step, Jo Grainger, our Principal Social Worker is available to help you understand all your options and guide you in your application to foster.

Jo Grainger
Principle Social Worker
at Affinity Fostering

"Hi I’m Jo, I’m here to assist new foster carers every step of the way and can offer Free advice. Also talk to me if you are ready to start an application to foster. Click the button below to get in touch and"


Jo’s 4 steps to your new career in foster care

Affinity Fostering make the application process as smooth as possible. Let Jo guide you every step of the way to becoming a foster carer.

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.

Meet with Jo, Affinity's Principle Social Worker

Our Friendly Principle Social Worker Jo will visit to answer any of your questions and discuss the transfer protocol.

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.

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 Jo, who will guide you every step of the way. Jo and the Affinity family will make sure the transfer process is as smooth as possible.

Jo and our team are ready to answer all your fostering questions.
Call 01245 237158 today or


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