Fostering in Sheffield

Are you interested in fostering a child or young person in Sheffield and surrounding areas? We train and support some of the finest foster parents across the region.

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Thinking of fostering in Sheffield?

There are over 600 children living in foster care in Sheffield for many different reasons. Some due to a family crisis, bereavement, or illness, others may have experienced abuse or neglect. We're urgently looking for foster parents in Sheffield, who can open their home and heart to young people in care.

At Orange Grove, we believe that relationships matter and we’re committed to nurturing them with foster parents and children all across the UK, including in Sheffield. So if you’re local and looking to make a difference, we’d love to hear from you today.

Our aim is to make fostering a great experience for everyone. We get to know the children we support, so we’re able to understand their challenges and meet their needs. And we take time to build relationships with our foster parents, who know we’re always there for them. Working closely together we create strong bonds and a real sense of building for the future.

While our local office is based in Doncaster, we have a team of social workers who support and regularly visit all our foster families across Yorkshire, including Sheffield.

So whether you’re looking to take your first steps in fostering, or you’re an experienced foster parent in search of a more fulfilling experience, why not see how our commitment to building and nurturing relationships can help?

Join our team of passionate foster parents, so together, we can build brighter futures for even more children in care.

By phone

One of our team is available to talk to you over the phone to answer any of your fostering queries.

0800 369 8513

Your local office

2b Sidings Court
White Rose Way

Why foster in Sheffield with Orange Grove?

Sheffield fostering allowances and benefits

You’ll receive a generous fostering allowance while a child is in your care, designed to recognise your professionalism and commitment. We also offer other benefits, such as allowances for birthdays and religious festivals, as well as two weeks of paid respite.

Plus you'll have access to our rewards platform where you can find hundreds of discounts at some of your favourite shops, restaurants, and family experiences.

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About us

Orange Grove was founded in 1996 by two social workers who understood that strong relationships held the key to successful fostering. As with all families, relationships matter. They provide a stable platform for growth, which is why we commit time, effort and resources into nurturing them constantly.

We do this for foster children by getting to know them and providing a safe and positive family environment. We do it for our foster parents by treating them individually and tailoring our support to their needs. And we take care to build strong and positive relationships with local authorities and our other partners, so we can all work effectively together.

This has been at the heart of our philosophy ever since we were first set up over 20 years ago. Today we have around 400 children currently in our care.

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I love being an Orange Grove carer. I feel well supported and valued”

Dawn, Orange Grove foster parent

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Whether you’re ready to start your journey or just want to chat to an expert, we're here to talk.

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