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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.

Moor Allerton drop in session

14th January, 2020
Leeds

Drop in information event: Come and chat to our friendly staff and find out more about fostering and Supported Lodgings. Free parking.

Tuesday 14th January 1pm to 3pm

 

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Rothwell information drop in session

23rd November, 2019
Leeds

Drop in information event: Come and chat to our friendly staff and find out more about fostering and supported lodgings.

Saturday 23rd November 11am to 1pm

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Susan fosters babies

Susan combines fostering newborns with her job as a gym instructor. In the 15 years she’s been a foster carer she’s had around 10 placements, initially she fostered toddlers and but now mainly takes babies from birth; “It’s important that to develop their brain in that first year and rewarding seeing them meet all their milestones.”

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Lauren's Career Change to Fostering

Lauren from Rochdale had a successful career working in family law representing parents whose children were in care. It was because of this experience that she decided to make the change to become a full-time foster carer.

“It’s the best thing I’ve ever done,” she says. “I can truly say that fostering is my vocation in life.

“I was working at a solicitors and I would attend meetings to hear all about these plans for the children and just thought, ‘that’s what I want to do, I want to help children’.

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