Compass Fostering North

We are currently looking for foster carers in the North of England and Wales.

Joyce Salmon

Head of Fostering – North
Compass Fostering North have foster carers across the whole of the North of England and North of Wales, with five bases. Our last Ofsted inspection was conducted in March 2018, with an overall rating of ‘Good’.

Management Team


Lorraine Elliott
Ops Manager (Bradford)


Alison Gregory
Ops Manager (Wrexham)


Cath Walker
Ops Manager (Bolton)


Karen Foster
Ops Manager (Blackburn)

We at Compass Fostering North are proud that we currently care for 306 children throughout our region. Improving their outcomes, developing individual care plans, to provide stability, social, health and educational achievement.

We have monthly support
groups in:

St Helens • Doncaster • Hull • North East Cheshire • Lancashire • Liverpool • Manchester Wales


Our current 248 Compass North Foster Carers work with us to further our aims. In return we support our carers with a team of dedicated Carer Support Ambassadors, monthly support groups and 30 training courses with a further 150 online.

We have 11 training
venues in:

Burnley • Bolton • Manchester • Liverpool Bradford • Doncaster Hull • Denbighshire Newton Aycliffe • Chester • North Wales


Apply Online

Blackburn Office

Suite 209, Business First, Davyfield Road, Blackburn, BB1 2QY

General Enquiries: 01254 958 993

Bolton Office

Larkhill House, 160 St George’s Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester, BL1 2NZ

General Enquiries: 01204 399 514

Newton Aycliffe Office

Bede House, St Cuthberts Way, Newton Aycliffe, Durham, DL5 6DX

General Enquiries: 01325 952 100

Bradford Office

Hope Park Business Centre, Hope Park, Bradford, West Yorks, BD5 8HH (BD5 8HW – Sat Nav postcode)

General Enquiries: 01274 288 117

Wrexham Office

Unit 3 (Top floor), Blackwood Business Park, Ash Road South, Wrexham, LL13 9UG

General Enquiries: 01978 801 081