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.

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Chorley information evening

22nd February, 2017

Our information evenings are informal and give you the chance to have a chat with social workers who are experienced in fostering.
We'll tell you a bit about becoming a foster carer and how we can support you. We'll also show some short video clips. Some of our foster carers will be there to share their experiences and answer any of your questions.
The information evenings run from 6pm to 8pm.
There is no need to book but please arrive promptly as the presentations start at 6pm.

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Liverpool information evening

13th December, 2016

Drop in and chat to our friendly team. Young people, carers and staff will be available to provide you with information about fostering in Liverpool and how the processes, procedures and finances work if you decide to come and join us.
We look forward to seeing you!

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Chloe wants to go to college…

Chloe has very few family members and lost her mother when she was a baby. Like lots of teenagers she loves Justin Bieber and seeing her friends. She’s not keen on being found out when she’s been fibbing about why she’s back late or the spicy food her foster carers enjoy.

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Josh wants to make the team…

Josh is part of a special sports club and enters competitions at a regional level. He’s been in foster care since he was little. When he arrived with his current carers he didn’t speak and had some challenging behaviours. His foster carers have received training to help them create routines and boundaries that give him a sense of security.

Josh’s foster carer says; ‘What stuck most were his eyes. They appeared dull like a candle with an odd flicker. Now over the years his eyes are shining bright and have a beautiful sparkle.’

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