About us and how we started

Everyone at Little Acorns dedicates their combined knowledge and skills to the recruitment, training and support of foster carers and through this, achieve long term, stable placements for children in care.

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Little Acorns Fostering was officially registered with Ofsted on 6th February 2013 and rated “Outstanding” in November 2017. A family run business with many years of experience in Social Work, Residential Care, Judicial and Fostering Services. We strive to offer the very best services for the children and foster families committed to looking after them. Our ethos is centred on reflective practice and developing the service with the needs of the child at the heart.

Our commitment and passion to supporting our fantastic fostering families is second to none; it’s at the forefront of our journey together. We want to remain a small, personable agency to avoid dilution of the service and achieve a personal touch to the carers and children alike.

“Our commitment and passion to families who are prepared to devote their time and efforts to such an emotional, yet rewarding task is second to none and at the forefront of our journey together.”

Cheryl Jillions – Registered Manager

Carers and children have easy access to all levels of the Little Acorns team any time of the day and not just when a crisis occurs. Great strides are attempted to achieve the most positive outcomes for children in care and through the intense support and reassurance we provide, stability and belonging can and has been attained.