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 63 Millbrook Road, Kingstown Industrial Estate, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 0EU
We also have a foster carer forum and training centre in at Moss Bay House, 40 Peart Road, Derwent Howe Industrial Estate, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3YT for our West Cumbria and South Cumbria carer groups.
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.
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.