This website provides support and learning materials for Nottinghamshire County Council foster carers.

It has been created to provide you with resources, information, development and education to help you on your fostering journey.

Not a foster carer? If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, please visit the County Council website or fill out the enquiry form.

To get in touch 

For all routine matters please contact your Supervising Social Worker or your Fostering Support Officer

For duty matters there is now a countywide duty system


Tel: 0115 8546477


Fostering Recruitment 

Team number: 0115 8044440

Team email:

Other useful contact details

Fostering Out of Hours Support

A dedicated Out of Hours telephone support line is available to all foster carers

Monday to Friday 6-10pm

Saturdays, Sundays, and Bank Holidays 10am-10pm

Tel: 0800 0858995

The Nottinghamshire County Council Emergency Duty Team (EDT)

EDT is available when the Fostering Out of Hours support line is closed

Tel: 0300 4564546       

Payment/Financial Enquiries

Tel: 0115 8043840 Email:

The Fostering Network Advice and Mediation: 

As an NCC foster carer you are automatically made a member of the UK’s leading fostering charity, Fostering Network. You can see more on their website here

Our local Fostering Network Advice and Mediation contact:

Caron Heath - 0133 2959980 - mobile 07918 708945 - email


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