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.

Tameside fostering drop in

1st August, 2017

Come and meet our friendly fostering team. 12pm - 3pm.

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Fostering information evening Middlewich

11th September, 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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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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Louise fosters teenagers

Louise lives in Stockport, Greater Manchester. She has been a foster carer for seven years. After a career in nightclub management and time spent as a sale manager she decided that she needed to do something with her life that was more aligned with her personal values.

This led to becoming a foster carer; more specifically a foster carer for teenagers.

“I really enjoy mentoring people,” she explains. “In every job I’ve ever had. I love watching people develop. And with that in mind I thought I’d give fostering a go.”

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If you’re ready to make an enquiry about fostering you can get in touch here: https://t.co/NWimT0Rg2L https://t.co/uiF3U1vbD1
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Sean fosters teenagers: “The support from the local authority is wonderful.” https://t.co/qXZVKq2dAg
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