Do you want to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young people? If you do, and if you have a spare room available, talk to us. We are currently looking for foster families in Northampton and surrounding areas to join us at Capstone.
If you are wondering why we need carers in Northampton, here is a figure that might surprise you. In 2016, there were more than 53,000 looked after children needing foster care placements across country. These are vulnerable children who have been removed from their homes, perhaps the only home they have ever known.
The reasons for a local authority removing children from their parents or guardians are typically abuse and neglect. That fact alone tells you a great deal about why we need people like you to help change their lives. Imagine what your dedication, patience, and commitment can do to make a positive change in their future.
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More About Capstone:
Here’s a bit of information about us. Capstone is a well established fostering agency operating across most parts of England. We have approximately 150 staff and 500 people who provide fostering with offices across England and each office still maintains the family friendly feel. We offer carers the best of both worlds – the resources and expertise of a large agency and the personal feel and local support.
Capstone’s recruitment group is fantastic. Our dedicated and professional staff are always willing and able to guide you through the process of becoming part of our team. Foster carers who have transferred to us from their local council tell us that we offer much more support.
We have a dedicated team of social workers who are employed to provide guidance and advice and a listening ear to our foster carers. That is their job. They are there for the purpose of supporting you when you have any questions or concerns. They recommend the best training for you to ensure you can provide care to young people with various needs or behaviours.
Future Events near you:
We will be in your area soon for you to meet our team and ask anything you’d like to know about becoming a foster carer. If you or someone you know would like to come and meet with us please click here for more information.
Get in Touch:
You can always pop into our office for a chat. Our social workers will arrange regular catch-ups with you to ensure that you have the support you need. We have a brilliant placements team who work effectively with Northampton Borough Council, and other local authorities in the surrounding area to provide excellent quality placements to children in need fostering placements the region.
Alison Williams from our Midlands recruitment team is the first point of contact for anyone who has an enquiry about becoming a foster carer. Please get in touch with her on 0800 012 4004 if you have any questions. You can also make an enquiry using our website enquiry form.
We will make time to meet with you at your home to discuss our services, share success stories, and provide detailed information on what is required in terms of training, health expectations, and commitment.
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Your Local Office:
Your local Capstone Office is located at Beaumont Enterprise Centre, 72 Boston Road, Leicester, LE4 1HB.