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Children in Yorkshire need loving foster families. Can you become a foster carer with your council 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 Session

17th June, 2023
Bradford

Could you make a difference to a child’s life?

Join us between 9.30am-11.30am at Bowling Park.

Our friendly team will be on hand to explain the fostering process, from application to placement and answer any questions you might have. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from a foster carer to find out about their experiences first-hand.

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Fostering Information Session

15th April, 2023
Bradford

Could you make a difference to a child’s life?

Join us between 9.30am-11.30am at Bowling Park.

Our friendly team will be on hand to explain the fostering process, from application to placement and answer any questions you might have. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear from a foster carer to find out about their experiences first-hand.

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Zak wants to be a superhero…

Zak is 6 and a real chatterbox and loves being around other people, especially playing outside. He’s a whizz on his bike and can do some ‘wicked’ tricks on his trampoline. Zak loves going to the soft play centre as a treat after school.

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Imran wants to be a sound engineer

Imran  has been in foster care for four years and music is his outlet.  He is very into fashion and likes going to gigs with his mates. Writing music gives him a chance to get his frustrations down on paper and he often writes about his experiences growing up in care. To help him work towards his ambition his foster carer has encouraged him to take part in talent shows at school and he’s also gone on a course to learn DJ skills. His foster carer hopes that one day she’ll be able to see his dream of working on X-Factor become a reality.

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