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Thinking about fostering?

Alpha Plus is an independent fostering agency rated Outstanding by Ofsted in 2007/08 and 2010/11 and again in June 2014.

Based in Oldham, Alpha Plus offers a wide range of fostering placements throughout Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire and Merseyside to meet the needs of looked after children of all ages across the North West of England. 

Our carers receive high quality comprehensive training and support to enable them to make a real and sustained difference to the lives of the children they look after. Qualified Social Workers and Support Staff provide 24 hour help, advice and support, 7 days a week, to make sure that our carers are able to meet the needs of the children and young people in their care.

As well as the support from our Social Workers and Support Staff; we facilitate a wide range of support groups to help our Foster Carers to come together to share experiences and best practice.  

If you think you have what it takes to make a difference to children's lives, and you have a spare room at home, and can drive, we would love to hear from you. For information about fostering for Alpha Plus please call 0161 684 2323 or e-mail; and our Carer Recruitment Officer will contact you within 24 hours.  

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