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.

Bury information drop in

20th September, 2018

Come along to our monthly drop in sessions to have an opportunity to meet the team, pick up an information pack and find out more 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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Middlewich information evening

12th March, 2018
Cheshire East

Come and meet our friendly fostering team who will be on hand to answer any questions you have about a career in fostering. Our experienced staff will be able to talk you through the process, covering everything from training, the benefits and the difference you can make to a child’s life.  From 6pm-8pm

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Jack and Emily want to be rockstars…

When Jack was six and Emily ten their mother died, their father became unable to cope and they were neglected. Jack and Emily went into foster care with a local family who already had a younger child. Their lives were turned upside down and they became shy and struggled at school. Neither of them was keen on trying anything new and they weren’t confident in their own abilities.

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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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