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.

Stockport information evening

3rd October, 2017

If you're interested in fostering, join us for an open evening where we can talk more about what it takes to become a foster carer.

We hold a range of open evenings during the year so join us to find out more about the different types of fostering and the specialist scheme which offers a salary of £28k-£30k.

We will also explain about the fostering process on how to become a foster carer and you will be given the opportunity to speak to an existing Stockport foster carer about their experiences of fostering. The open evening normally lasts around 90 minutes.

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Manchester Information Event

26th May, 2017

Come along and meet staff from the fostering team to find out more about becoming a foster carer and see if it might be right for you.

10.30am - 12.30pm

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Macie, Callum and Lottie want to be dancers

Macie, Callum and Lottie like most siblings would hate to be separated but that doesn’t mean they always want to do the same thing. 

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Elle Mae’s parents foster

Elle Mae was then an enormous help in preparing her foster sister for the transition to her adoptive family. She made her an audio photo album as well as a memory box full of tactile things so that the little girl could feel them and remember the special things that she loved to do.

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Your local authority needs experienced – find out the benefits of staying local… https://t.co/WvPM2zS9ni
29 April 2017 - 11:15
You can still foster if you’ve already got children. Find out more: https://t.co/dzKBIYlue1 https://t.co/MkmT2bJKYV
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If you're a foster carer could you help us out by completing this online survey about your experience? https://t.co/tpUgCSDehG
24 April 2017 - 15:37