We are a well-established not-for-profit independent fostering agency that has teams of staff and foster carers. Anchor Foster Care has a Head Office in Medway, Kent. In addition to this, we cover East Sussex, South London, North of London and the Midlands.
At Anchor, we pride ourselves on our friendly family feel and the strong support we provide. Through our committed foster carers and their families, hardworking staff and other professionals we offer a child-centred fostering service with a family focus.
We value our foster families because we know that the most stable and positive experiences for children come from the skilful, patient and resilient work of our foster carers and the people who support them.
It is important to us that we recruit foster carers who share our vision of a child/young people centred service. In addition to this, we seek those whose main aims are to promote good outcomes for the children and young people in our care by working to provide a secure base that enables them to achieve and realise their potential.
Anchor Foster Care was founded in 2002 by husband and wife team, Florence and Alistair, who are both qualified social workers. They wanted to start a not-for-profit fostering agency which is child-centered and family-focused. Florence and Alistair are still active Directors and working for...Read more
We believe a secure base is a critical aspect of enabling children and young people to realise their full potential. We do this by ensuring that we have the right carers to match with our children. In addition, we provide regular activities for the children where they can meet up with the other...Read more
Along with providing care, support, and expertise to our foster carers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This is done through planning individualised care for the children placed with our foster carers based on the following outcomes: Safety and Stability - making sure that we...Read more
Anchor Foster Care values the importance of providing effective services that enhance the life chances and opportunities of children and young people placed in our care. Anchor Foster Care values the importance of providing effective services that enhance the life chances and...Read more
We are pleased to announce that following our 2023 Ofsted inspection Anchor Foster Care received an overall rating of ‘Good’. Ofsted said: “The ethos of the agency is that children come first. This commitment is well respected and supported by foster...Read more
Anchor Foster Care has received many wonderful testimonials and reviews from both Foster Families and Foster Children. Here are just a selection of our testimonials. The names have been changed to preserve anonymity.Read more
Anchor Foster Care Services recognises that it has a responsibility to the environment beyond legal and regulatory requirements. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral part of our business strategy and operating...Read more
We offer a carer referral scheme to encourage new parents to join the Anchor family I would like to refer a foster parent, what do I need to do? Step 1 First of all, check if they can...Read more