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Excel Fostering, based in Lytham St Anne’s have expanded their operations into Burnley in a bid to increase the numbers of foster carers registered with the independent fostering agency as there is a shortage of over 8,000 foster carers across England.

The Department of Education reported that there’s over 75,000 in care with 13,220 of these children residing in the North West of England.

The latest figures show that there are 1,964 looked after children and young people in the Lancashire local authority, which is 23% increase from 2014.

Councillor Anne Kelly, the Mayor of Burnley, joined staff and foster carers on 26th Read More


On Sunday 8th September, our staff and carers came together to celebrate 10 years of Excel Fostering! We all enjoyed fantastic entertainment, face painting and an afternoon tea-style buffet. The day was a huge success and enjoyed by all. Happy 10th Birthday Excel Fostering!

Also, huge congratulations to our Logo Competition winner (see below)! The competition was run for foster families to design a logo to celebrate Excel turning 10. There was a £50 voucher for the winner.

On behalf of the team at Excel Fostering, we would like to thank everyone, past and present, who has contributed to …

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Mel recently met with our lovely foster carer Laura to have a catch up and and to share her
experience of fostering with Excel Fostering.

Initially Laura thought she was too old to foster at 66, but with nothing to lose she decided to enquire and to her surprise was accepted and began the process of fostering and in her relatively short time as a foster carer, she has already made such a huge difference to the lives and …

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