Become a foster carer
with an outstanding agency!

Do you want to know how to foster? Are you looking to transfer fostering agencies? Do you want to find out more about Parallel Parents?

This is a place you can find all the information you need to know how to foster, have your questions answered and get in touch with us.

Parallel Parents is a family run agency, and we believe that our child-focused approach and focus on support makes us really stand out from other fostering agencies.

We have over 25 years of experience and more than 200 foster carers looking after children and young people.

If you're thinking about becoming a foster carer or have questions about fostering please get in touch with us!

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Parallel Parents has been rated "outstanding" by Ofsted in our last three inspections!

We pride ourselves on the"outstanding" levels of support we offer to our foster carers and our focus on the best outcomes for all children and young people in our care.

In our last inspection, Ofsted said "children and young people are at the heart of this agency's practice and this is demonstrated throughout the service... Children and young people make considerable progress and achieve excellent outcomes in their lives."


They also said "foster carers receive excellent supervision and support.... A number of foster carers stated that the supervision and support they receive from this agency, was far superior to that of other fostering agencies.''

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Parallel Parents is an independent fostering agency rated "outstanding" by Ofsted. We have over 20 years of experience and more than 200 foster carers looking after children and young people. We are a family run agency and believe that our child-focussed approach makes us really stand out from other agencies.2nd floor, Landsdowne House, 85 Buxton road, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK2 6LR