About Anchor Foster Care

What do you need to know about Anchor Foster Care?

We are a well-established not-for-profit independent fostering agency that has teams of staff and foster carers. Anchor Foster Care has a Head Office in Medway, Kent. In addition to this, we cover East Sussex, South London, North of London and the Midlands.

At Anchor, we pride ourselves on our friendly family feel and the strong support we provide. Through our committed foster carers and their families, hardworking staff and other professionals we offer a child-centred fostering service with a family focus.

We value our foster families because we know that the most stable and positive experiences for children come from the skilful, patient and resilient work of our foster carers and the people who support them.

It is important to us that we recruit foster carers who share our vision of a child/young people centred service. In addition to this, we seek those whose main aims are to promote good outcomes for the children and young people in our care by working to provide a secure base that enables them to achieve and realise their potential.


About Anchor Foster Care

About Anchor Foster Care

What do you need to know about Anchor Foster Care?

We are a well-established not-for-profit, independent fostering agency that has teams of staff and foster carers operating locally. Anchor Foster Care has a Head Office in Medway, Kent. In addition to this, we cover East Sussex, South London, North of London and the Midlands. At Anchor, we pride...

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Anchor Foster Care History

Anchor Foster Care History

Providing Foster Care since 2002

Anchor Foster Care was founded in 2002 by husband and wife team, Florence and Alistair, who are both qualified social workers. They wanted to start a not-for-profit fostering agency which is child-centered and family-focused. Florence and Alistair are still active Directors and working for...

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Anchor Foster Care Vision & Passion

Anchor Foster Care Vision & Passion

Anchor Foster Care – Vision & Passion – Our vision is the same as it has always been, which is to provide children with safety, stability and hope.

We believe a secure base is a critical aspect of enabling children and young people to realise their full potential. We do this by ensuring that we have the right carers to match with our children. In addition, we provide regular activities for the children where they can meet up with the other...

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Our Aims & Objectives

Our Aims & Objectives

To provide safety, stability and hope for the children who our foster carers look after.

Along with providing care, support, and expertise to our foster carers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. This is done through planning individualised care for the children placed with our foster carers based on the following outcomes: Safety and Stability - making sure that we...

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Our Values

Our Values

Anchor Foster Care values the importance of providing effective services that enhance the life chances and opportunities of children and young people in our care.

Our values are centred around our foster families. We aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds. This enables us to provide the best carers to achieve a positive experience for children and young people. We welcome foster carers from different ethnicities, abilities and...

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Ofsted Report

Ofsted Report

The Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills.

All fostering services are regularly inspected and monitored by Ofsted. Please see our latest report below.   Here’s what OFSTED says about Anchor: “This is a good fostering agency where children and young people experience positive outcomes and are safe and well cared...

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Testimonials / Stories

Testimonials / Stories

Anchor Foster Care has received many wonderful testimonials and reviews from both Foster Families and Foster Children. Here are just a selection of our testimonials. The names have been changed to preserve anonymity.

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