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 information session

6th November, 2019


Do you have experience of caring for or working with children? Do you have a caring nature and the commitment to provide a stable, loving home for our children in care?

Make this a year to remember and make a difference to a child’s life by fostering for us.

Come along to one of our drop-in sessions to find out more, there's no need to book. Our friendly staff will talk you through the process, foster carers will be on hand to share their experiences and some of our children in care will be there to talk about their journey.

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Fostering4Leeds - Information event - Disabilities Fostering

5th December, 2019

Find out more about fostering and get your questions answered. Free Parking.

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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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Stacey and Dave talk about being foster carers in our film

Hear about what it's like to foster first hand; "The amount of people who would come up to me and say 'Oh I could never do that!'

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