Location: Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester urgently needs more foster carers. If you’re considering a career as a foster carer then please review the independent and local authority Greater Manchester fostering services below. You can contact them via the details on their information pages. Greater Manchester is a county located in North West England. The county consists of 10 districts including Bolton, Bury, the City of Manchester, the City of Salford, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, and Wigan.

Find out more about foster care or becoming a foster carer in Greater Manchester

If you haven’t done so yet please be sure to read our pages on ‘What is fostering?‘, ‘Who can foster?‘ and ‘Becoming a foster carer‘. If you have any questions at all about fostering or fostering providers within Greater Manchester then please reach out to us on our Do Fostering Facebook page. Thank you for visiting our website and for your support.

Do Fostering strives to ensure that our directory information is kept up-to-date and accurate. If you notice any inaccuracies in any of the information provided then please let us know via email.

Independent Fostering Provider

Alpha Plus Fostering

Tel: 0808 1784 747

Local Authority Fostering Service

Oldham Fostering Service

Tel: 0161 770 6600

Independent Fostering Provider

Fostering Solutions – Bolton (Head Office)

Tel: 01204 522667

Local Authority Fostering Service

Manchester Fostering Service

Tel: 0800 988 8931 or 0161 860 7666

Local Authority Fostering Service

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council Fostering Team

Tel: 0300 303 100

Local Authority Fostering Service

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council

Tel: 0161 368 8865

Local Authority Fostering Service

Trafford Fostering Service

Tel: 0161 912 3558

Independent Fostering Provider

Acorn House Fostering Services

Tel: 0161 688 9500

Local Authority Fostering Service

Bolton Council

Tel: 01204 337884

Independent Fostering Provider

Fusion Fostering (North West)

Tel: 0161 443 4209

Independent Fostering Provider

Swiis Foster Care – Manchester

Tel: 0161 886 4580

Independent Fostering Provider

Cambian Foster Care – North West

Tel: 0800 644 6230

Local Authority Fostering Service

Stockport Council Family Placement Team

Tel: 0161 474 3400

Local Authority Fostering Service

Salford City Council Fostering Team

Tel: 0161 799 1268

Independent Fostering Provider

Classic Foster Care

Tel: 01706 623540

Independent Fostering Provider

Lorimer Foster Services – North West

Tel: 08701 20 35 26

Independent Fostering Provider

Young Foundations – North West

Tel: 0161 772 5210 or 07917 831 021

Independent Fostering Provider

Safehouses Fostering

Tel: 01457 829111

Independent Fostering Provider

Capstone Foster Care

Tel: 01457 829400

Local Authority Fostering Service

Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

Tel: 0800 9555 311