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National Fostering Group

National Fostering Group

Updated November 2023.

About National Fostering Group

Company Overview
With over 20 years’ experience, National Fostering Group is the largest independent children’s fostering agency in the UK with a community of over 3,000 foster carers. We support just over 4,000 cared for children through 31 agencies across the UK. As a group, we work with Local Authorities to provide the highest quality of care for children and young people. Each of us has a part to play in creating safe and happy environments, giving children and young people the life they deserve.
Company Size 780 UK-based Employees
National Fostering Group Head Office

United Kingdom

Employee Demographics

  • <2 years - 39%
  • 2-5 years - 31%
  • 6-10 years - 16%
  • 11-15 years - 9%
  • 16-20 years - 4%
  • Over 20 years - 1%

Company Culture at National Fostering Group

The employee experience below at National Fostering Group, compared to a typical company.

88% of employees at National Fostering Group say it is a great place to work*, compared to 54% of employees at a typical UK based company.
National Fostering Group
Typical Company
*Responses to the statement “Taking everything into account, I would say this is a great place to work.” vs. a typical UK company.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their sexual orientation.


This is a physically safe place to work.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their race.


When you join the company, you are made to feel welcome.


People here are treated fairly regardless of their age.

Working at National Fostering Group

Fostering network event
NFG employees and foster carers taking part in Manchester Pride
Jay Fostering foster carer's event
Opening of a new Fostering Solutions office
Fostering Network event with Head Office colleagues.

Best Workplaces Lists

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