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Fostering in Derbyshire

Could you change the life of a child in Derbyshire? Become a foster parent with Compass and we will support you every step of the way.
There is currently an urgent need for more foster carers in Derbyshire.
Located in our Compass Fostering Central region, we are one of the leading independent fostering agencies in Derbyshire, providing high-quality support and training for all our foster carers. Fostering a child is one of the most rewarding, life-changing things an individual can do. As a foster carer with Compass, you’d be helping to give our children and young people the childhood they deserve.

If anyone is hesitating about fostering I would say to them – ‘do it’. You can’t compare anything with thinking that you’ve helped to save a youngster.

Jayne & Bill
Compass Foster Carers
Your Local Fostering Agency
If you’re interested in fostering in Derbyshire, your local Leicester office is here to help.

Your local office is a hub for all things Compass Fostering in Leicester, organising training, support groups, coffee mornings and much more.

Your local team will be happy to answer any questions you have, supporting you throughout the fostering assessment process and your journey with us. We’re open 9-5 Monday to Friday and will always be happy to see you! If you need to speak to somebody, we have an out of hours service available at all times.

Why choose Compass

We’re big enough to support, small enough to care

  • More Supportive

    We are here to support you at every turn. We take the time to get to really know our carers, offering them bespoke, 24/7 wrap-around support, dedicated social workers, regular support groups and a generous fostering allowance that values and recognises their skills.

  • More Responsive

    Foster carers with Compass join a welcoming and supportive community of professionals. From the minute you make contact, our experienced team will listen to you and answer any questions you may have. With Compass, there’s always someone to talk to.

  • More Informative

    We believe in enriching our carers with the skills and knowledge to really make a difference to children’s lives. With Compass, you’ll benefit from high-quality, therapeutic training specially tailored to you and your learning and development as a foster carer.

Money

Derbyshire Fostering Fees

We recognise that looking after a child or young person has various financial implications. Our foster carers receive a generous weekly allowance which is made up of both a professional fee (for you), and a day living allowance for the foster child in your care.

We average payments of £370 per week for every child living in your home, which far exceeds national minimum standards.

Become a Foster Carer in Derbyshire With Compass

Children and young people are desperately in need of fostering in Derbyshire. We think all children and young people deserve a stable, safe, and loving home to grow up in.

If you’re interested in changing the life of a vulnerable child, request your free digital information pack to find out more about fostering with us.

Become a Foster Parent

Your fostering journey with us begins with a conversation. Start your journey today.

About Compass

We pride ourselves in being big enough to support, small enough to care.

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Learn all there is to know about foster care and the benefits of joining Compass.