Family Fostercare in Cumbria

Location & Catchment Area

Our friendly fostering team at Family Fostercare Cumbria work with foster carers and children throughout Cumbria, from Carlisle to Barrow in Furness, and from Workington to Brough in the West, including Wigton, Solway, Wetheral, Brampton, Longtown, Penrith, Kendal, Appleby, Cockermouth, Egremont, Windermere, Ulverston and Kendal.

Our main office is at Family Fostercare, Warwick Mill Business Village, Warwick Bridge, Carlisle, CA4 8RR

We run groups for carers in the west and south of the county to ensure support is delivered locally. 

How We Work

Family Fostercare's ethos is to deliver fostering with a family feel, and our fostering team in Cumbria definitely achieve that. We are passionate about putting children and foster carers first, about recognising each individual and tailoring what we do to suit the needs of everyone in the foster family.

You can find more information about us including our Ofsted Report, Statement of Purpose and other important documents in our online documents library.

Fostering Enquiries

We operate an open door policy so anyone interested in becoming a foster carer with us is welcome to call in for a chat, there's no need to book an appointment. You are also welcome to call us on 01228 583127 or use the online enquiry form.

You will find our latest news and notices about local fostering information events and open days linked from this page of our website, so please make sure to check back here regularly. You can also keep up to date on what's happening in the world of fostering in Cumbria by following us on Twitter @FFCCumbria and Facebook /familyfostercare


The Cumbria Team 

Working from our easily accessible offices in Carlisle our friendly fostering team is headed up by Verity Coppard, an experienced Registered Manager who leads with a calm, caring and efficient style that emphasises our agency's mantra of children and families first. Although our offices are based in the North of the region, the team work extremely hard to make sure our foster carer groups to the South, East and West of Cumbria all receive the same level of excellent support and training that we have come to be known for in Cumbria.