The Acorns is an established child care provider based in Darlington offering a range of services for looked after children of all ages from all over the North East. We have a children’s home and a Fostering Service (established in 2013). Our aim is to provide young people with the opportunities and experiences that will enable them to achieve their full potential, allowing them to have a positive start in life. Our mission is to provide a firm foundation, from which our young people can grow. Read more..