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.

Fostering information evening Middlewich

13th November, 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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Preston information evening

15th November, 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 7.30pm.

There is no need to book but please arrive promptly as the presentations start at 6pm.

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Alec and Kenny foster teenagers

This LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week Alec and Kenny tell us why they're #proudtofoster

Alec and Kenny were inspired to become foster carers through Kenny’s work with children with behavioural issues, knowing that many of the children he worked with came from difficult backgrounds and now foster Matthew, a 16 year old with severe learning disabilities.

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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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Share details of our competition with your foster care network and help spread the word! https://t.co/ScJGgi2ecH
19 October 2017 - 20:10
Not my area but can ask ^Amy
18 October 2017 - 19:12
Devoted Oldham foster carer encourages others to get involved with fostering in new campaign https://t.co/wmO5MdCzlb
17 October 2017 - 11:26