Anchor is a not-for-profit, independent fostering agency with over 20 years of experience in providing care and support to children and young people in Kent, London, Essex, East and West Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and the Midlands.
Safety, stability and hope are at the heart of everything that we do. At Anchor, we pride ourselves on our friendly, family feel and the specialist support that we provide. With our community of committed foster families, dedicated staff and experienced professionals, we offer a child-centred fostering service that makes a real difference to young lives.
We are a not-for-profit agency where all money is put back into helping children and young people in foster care with a secure and nurturing environment to realise their potential.
Our passion is to deliver a service that develops and encourages both new and experienced foster parents to achieve positive outcomes, by providing regular training, 24/7 responsive and practical help, access to educational and therapeutic services and support from a family-led team every step of the way.Read more about Anchor Foster Care
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Foster parents join us from all walks of life and offer a variety of skills, experiences and knowledge.
There is just a short list of minimum criteria to meet to become a foster parent. We welcome everyone who wishes to provide a caring and supportive home to vulnerable children and young people to get in touch with our friendly team who will guide you through your fostering journey.
We support children and young people across 6 regions in the UK, including:Find your local fostering team