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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 drop in event - Macclesfield Leisure centre

12th February, 2019
Cheshire East

Come along, listen to our presentation, chat with our experienced foster carers and ask any questions you may have. At the end of the session, if you’re ready, you can complete an Expression of Interest form to take the next step.

No need to book, just turn up. Tea, coffee and a warm welcome guaranteed!

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Fostering drop in event - Winsford

13th February, 2019
Cheshire West and Chester

Come along to our fostering information sessions, listen to our presentation, chat with our experienced foster carers and ask any questions you may have. At the end of the session, if you’re ready, you can complete an Expression of Interest form to take the next step on your fostering journey.

No need to book, just turn up. Tea, coffee and a warm welcome guaranteed.

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Sean and Karen transferred from an agency

Sean and Karen had previously fostered for a private agency but transferred to Bolton because they felt that only a Local Authority could offer them the professional support they needed when fostering teenage boys.

Previously Sean has cared for a high profile unaccompanied minor who had come from Afghanistan, Gulwali Passarlay. Gulwali has gone on to write books about his experiences detailing his journey fleeing from the conflict that had claimed his father’s life.

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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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