Some things don’t need to change. Work from home and enjoy a new kind of lifestyle – one where no day is the same and you’re paid to make a difference.


Become a foster carer for Wakefield.


We have children and young people across the Wakefield district urgently looking for a home like yours.


Suitable foster carers come from all walks of life. That’s why no experience or qualifications are necessary, just a desire to help create a better future for a local young person.


Because there’s no ‘job’ that can compare to changing a life.


Plus, with us you’ll benefit from competitive pay, financial allowances, comprehensive ongoing training and development, local support groups, free gym memberships to our Council leisure centres, and a free family railcard – as well as a range of other perks!


So why not you? Whether you’re ready to take the first step by enquiring, would just like to know more, or an experienced foster carer interested in transferring, visit our website

0800 197 0320
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Adoption in Barnsley

Can you offer a child a permanent and loving home?

When you adopt a child or children, you’re giving them the long-term security that family life offers and a better future.

We have children in our care who can’t, for whatever reason, live with their birth parents and are counting on people like you to provide lots of love, understanding and support as they grow up.

If you live within 30 miles of Barnsley and you can provide a child with a nurturing, stable and safe environment, we want to hear from you.

Call: 01226 775 875

Web: Barnsley council adoption page

Adoption, Wakefield

Offering a safe and loving home for a lifetime can change a child’s life forever. Just like becoming a parent, adoption has its highs and lows but shaping a child’s future and giving them a second chance is one of the most rewarding journeys you can go on.

If you’re considering applying for adoption in Wakefield there are probably lots of questions that you would like some help with, so we’ve looked at some of the most common queries here to help you on your way. You can also contact one of our experienced team for more help and advice or to begin the application process.

Adoption is one of the best ways of providing a permanent family for children who, for various reasons, cannot be brought up by their birth parents.

Call: 0800 197 0320


Fostering Barnsley

Could you be the person we’re looking for?

We’re always on the lookout for those special people who can give a safe and loving home to a child in care at a time when they need it most.

The children we care for come from all walks of life and from very different circumstances, but they’re all looking for the same thing – a family to love them.

If you could welcome a child or young person into your heart, your home and your family and give them the love, care and support they need, please get in touch

Call: 01226 775 876

Web: Barnsley Council Fostering Page