East Midlands

There is a lot to celebrate in the East Midlands! We have a Local Movement in Leicester and are excited to be supporting the church-based 100 Homes campaign with Nottingham City Council. Elsewhere, champions are working together to impact their towns, villages and cities.

We are developing strong partnerships with local authorities across the region as well to help them recruit foster carers and to find homes for unaccompanied minors they’ll be helping via the Dubs Amendment. The response of local people in churches to care for vulnerable children and wrap around carers through Home for Good has really encouraged them to consider formal agreements with us to help them meet the incredible demand for foster placements.

With a growing number of champions and support groups across the region, this is a great time to be a part of the Home for Good movement in the East Midlands.

Our fostering partners in the region include, Leicester City Council, Nottingham City Council and not-for-profit independent fostering agency The Foster Care Cooperative.

Our adoption partners are Adoption Focus and St Francis Children’s Society. Together they also run the Triangle Project focusing on early permanence for children.

Home for Good: Leicester local movement

Key Contacts

Sharon Partridge-Underwood

Sharon Partridge-Underwood

Project Worker: Central England

Sharon is project worker at Home for Good in Central England. Having supported churches in their children’s, youth, admin and pastoral work she is very aware of the need for the local church to support those who are vulnerable. She is passionate about seeing a change in our society and is committed to working with organisations to see this change and bring hope and a home to every child who needs one.

Safi Newton

Safi Newton

Project Worker: North West & Yorkshire

Safi is project worker for the North West, Yorkshire and Humber. Safi is a registered social worker with a decade of experience, and an adoptive mum to two amazing children, one of whom she adopted through early permanence. Safi loves supporting people throughout their journey, is keen to see peer-support being accessible and beneficial to people, and the Church family offering care and encouragement along the way.

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