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Fostering in Dereham

Could you become a foster carer in Dereham?

Are you based in Dereham and interested in becoming a foster carer? Look no further, Nexus Fostering is looking for foster carers in the area, and we believe anyone has the potential to become a foster carer. Fostering is not about your marital status or whether you own your own home, Fostering is about being understanding, caring and offering a stable home environment for a young person.

You don't need to have any specialist qualifications to become a foster carer in Dereham but you do need to enjoy the company of young people and you do need life experience – that's why there is no upper age limit for fostering – if you have the energy and commitment to young people don't let anything get in your way of becoming a foster carer.

There are lots of young people and children in Dereham who are in need of a secure home where they can feel safe and grow. Fostering is highly rewarding and has a positive effect on young people at a crucial time during their development.

Practically speaking to become a foster carer, you will need:

Practical Fostering requirements Foster Care Dereham

Supporting foster carers in Dereham

We don't expect you to know everything from the off. As a Nexus Fostering foster carer, you are very much part of the team and we offer excellent training and support and well as our standard package which includes:

Fostering Benefits - Dereham

What to do next

If you would like to know more information about fostering a young person in Dereham, enquire today and help a young person rebuild their lives.

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Even if you live at a distance from one of our offices, please be reassured that our support services are delivered in a flexible and local way through our local activities and meetings. Your nearest Nexus Fostering office is based in Norwich. We encourage anyone interested to call us or come to one of our local drop in events for more information. 


About Dereham

Dereham is one of the larger towns in the county of Norfolk. It is a great place to foster children as not only is it a friendly market town, it is just a stone's throw from Norwich. Being situated right in the centre of Norfolk and has many wonderful attractions close by. For ideas of things to do with the kids, check out the Dereham page on Day Out With the Kids.