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Children in the North West and Yorkshire need loving foster families. Can you become a foster carer with your local authority and help local children achieve their ambition?  Take a look at our stories and find out more about what fostering means for children near you.

If you'd like the opportunity to chat with someone about fostering there are information events across the region. To find one near you take a look at our events page.

Bury information drop in

18th October, 2018
Bury

Come along to our monthly drop in sessions to have an opportunity to meet the team, pick up an information pack and find out more about the different options available for fostering, There is no need to book in advance - just call in.

5.30 - 7.30pm

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Bury information drop in

23rd August, 2018
Bury

Come along to our monthly drop in sessions to have an opportunity to meet the team, pick up an information pack and find out more about the different options available for fostering, There is no need to book in advance - just call in.

5.30 - 7.30pm

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Ian and Kevin foster primary age children

Ian and Kevin applied to Leeds after attending an information evening. They had a positive home visit and undertook the fostering assessment process. Ian and Kevin were new to Leeds so the Assessing Social Worker introduced them to local carers and discussed how the council could support them. Ian and Kevin were approved at panel to care for one child of primary school age.

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Kim talks about being a foster carer in our short film

Hear about being a foster carer first hand; "You can achieve what you want to achieve!

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RT : Claire was a young person in Calderdale foster care. Please watch and share our film where she talks about her expe… https://t.co/asKOws4LsY
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30 May 2018 - 10:25

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