transferring fostering agencies

Transfer to us

Transferring to a new fostering agency is a big decision, but at Orange Grove, we think we can make a big difference to your experience. We’ll even make it easy to transfer over, thanks to a streamlined process that will fast-track your application and aim to complete your assessment in just 12 weeks.

At Orange Grove, we believe that strong relationships hold the key to successful fostering, which is why we’re committed to nurturing them constantly. We get to know the children in our care, so we can provide them with all the support they need. We build positive relationships with our foster parents, supporting them with tailor-made services and training. And we enjoy strong relationships with local authorities, meaning we receive regular opportunities to place children with our foster families.

Together with ‘Good’ and ‘Outstanding’ ratings by Ofsted, we’re a high-quality organisation – and we’re always looking for experienced foster parents to join our fostering community.

Support at your fingertips

You'll have an entire team of support available to you, whenever you need it. This includes a dedicated social worker, family support worker and local team manager, as well as a network of other child care professionals and a 24/7 helpline. 

At Orange Grove, we're by your side, helping you achieve extraordinary outcomes for children. 

Our support package

transferring fostering agencies

Developing your skills

In addition to a comprehensive induction programme to set you on your career pathway, we have plenty of ongoing training including in specialist subjects, so when you need it, we’ve got it.

Our friendly and supportive team is here for you, helping you go in the direction you want and develop the skills you need. It’s a personal approach and we give it the time it deserves - because that’s exactly what you deserve too.

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Generous fostering allowances

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 paid respite.

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

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About us

Founded in 1996 by two social workers who understood that strong relationships held the key to successful fostering.

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Allowance calculator

Find out how much could receive as an Orange Grove foster parent by using our allowance calculator today. 

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Find your local team

We have local teams supporting hundreds of foster families and children all across England. Find your local team today.

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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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