Fostering in Cumbria

Fostering in Cumbria


Fostering Solutions helps support foster carers within the districts of Allerdale, Barrow-in-Furness, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden and South Lakeland to provide care for foster children, either in towns and cities, or in more rural locations.
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Fostering in Cumbria

01282 451391

Opening hours
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

"Foster carers are extremely satisfied with the way the agency supports them to care for children and promote good outcomes."

Inspection Report, August 2015

Address
Fostering Solutions
6 Keirby Walk,
Burnley,
Lancashire,

BB11 2DE

How to get here
Entrance/reception on Keirby Walk. Paid parking is available at the front of the building, numerous town centre car parks either long stay or short stay are available.

Fostering Solutions NW - Statement of Purpose

Meet some of the Cumbria team

Pam Larsen

Pam Larsen


Role - Regional Director


"The staff I manage all have the same priorities, we want both foster carers and looked after children to get the best support and care possible. I enjoy watching my teams help children and carers progress and grow."
Mark Taylor

Mark Taylor


Role - Operations Manager


"This is a relatively new venture across Cumbria providing a positive, local identity for Cumbrian Foster carers and young people. We pride ourselves on our commitment to carer training, support and excellent communication, which is reflected in the ongoing stability of all our placements. Both Mark Skeldon and I have over 10 years’ experience of working alongside each other to provide a high quality, responsive service to all our carers and young people."
Mark Skeldon

Mark Skeldon


Role - Supervising Social Worker


"My role as a Supervising Social Worker is to provide ongoing advice and support to our carers and young people across the region. It's also great to see that we making a positive changes to fostering services and to young people’s lives."