Children in the North West 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.

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Fostering information evening Middlewich

15th May, 2017
Cheshire East

Could you do something incredible and foster for Cheshire East Council?
We hold regular information evenings where you can come and find out more about fostering.  There is no need to book, just call in to meet our friendly team who will be able to answer any questions that you may have.
We look forward to seeing you
6pm - 8pm

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Bury information drop in

14th November, 2017

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

10am - 12 noon

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Zak wants to be a superhero…

Zak is 6 and a real chatterbox and loves being around other people, especially playing outside. He’s a whizz on his bike and can do some ‘wicked’ tricks on his trampoline. Zak loves going to the soft play centre as a treat after school.

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Diana fosters babies and children

Diana had some preconceptions about being able to foster; “I’m a single woman with no birth children of my own. I was in my late forties and although I had a good job I’d never worked directly with children.”

“I remember the day I received the call offering my next placemen. I said yes and she arrived two hours later! She is now my beautiful seven year old daughter. She has overcome most of her problems now and I am so proud of her.”

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Are you already a foster carer? Share your ‘best bits’ with us https://t.co/nIZgDM7ZAq
23 March 2017 - 11:35
Want to know more about fostering – hear from foster carers in your area: “We’ve never looked back since." https://t.co/ITFWIjzJj0
23 March 2017 - 11:35
Fostering for your local authority has lots of benefits and you do get paid too. Find out more:… https://t.co/8485bMTgch
23 March 2017 - 11:30