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Fostering in Lincoln

Known for English Gothic architecture and the tallest building in the world for over 200 years, Lincoln is in need of people who want to give back to their community in Fostering local children in care.

We need Foster Carers in Lincoln and the surrounding areas to help us take care of vulnerable children in Foster Care. 


Local Authorities in Lincoln and surrounding areas are searching for foster placements for vulnerable children and young people. 

The CFT needs to recruit foster carers in these areas to help us provide stable and secure homes for children in care. 

Children and young people come into care for many reasons and are in need of different types of Foster Placements. We would love to hear from people who feel they can make a positive impact on a child’s life, including those who wish to provide both short and long term placements for children in care. 

The needs of each child and Foster family are different, and therefore we will always discuss the types of fostering you wish to consider with you during the assessment process.

Could you become a Foster Parent in Lincoln?

Anyone can apply to become a Foster Carer as long as they have what it takes to care for children separated from their own families. There is no upper age limit in Fostering however you will need to be at least 21 years old, be reasonably fit and healthy and have a spare bedroom available for a foster child/children. 

Fostering can be a challenging job but also hugely rewarding. At The CFT we pride ourselves on the service we afford to all our Foster Carers and we also provide our Carers with highly competitive payment fees and a generous benefits package to help them take care of the children in their care. 

Children are in need of stable homes in the Lincoln area

Local Authorities within the East Midlands area are searching for foster placements for children and young people and in response to this growing demand, The CFT are looking to recruit a number of families within the Lincoln area to help us build our Carer base and provide more homes for children than ever before. 

Foster Carers in the Lincoln area are supported by our Midlands  team, who provide 24-hour out of hours support and ongoing Foster Carer Training, as well as regular meetings and social events to help Carers network with other CFT Carers in their area. Click here to read more about our Midlands office and to meet our Staff Team. 

If you have ever thought about Fostering, please do get in touch with us to receive our no obligation information pack.  After you submit an enquiry to us, our team will issue you with all information you need to know about getting started as a Foster Carer in Lincoln, and talk to you more about the process of becoming approved as a Carer for us. Simply fill in the information on this page and we will be in touch shortly!

Many people have lots of questions when they first think about Fostering, and we are happy to help answer these for you. You can contact us on 0300 111 1945 to discuss your questions with us or you can also visit ourFAQ’s section for a list of Common questions.


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The Fostering  Assessment Process

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