Welcome!

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.

Join this intro session to find out more about fostering in Bradford

21st September, 2022
Bradford

About this event

During the session, we will talk to you about why we need foster carers in Bradford, talk you through the fostering process, our different schemes, the support available to you and give you the opportunity to ask us questions.

Why foster for Bradford?

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Join this intro session to find out more about fostering in Bradford

26th October, 2022
Bradford

About this event

During the session, we will talk to you about why we need foster carers in Bradford, talk you through the fostering process, our different schemes, the support available to you and give you the opportunity to ask us questions.

Why foster for Bradford?

Read more >

Oliver and Tyler want to be games developers

Tyler mostly wants to do what his big brother is doing and looks up to him as a role model. He’s actually more into dinosaurs than computer games but will sit with Oliver when he’s on his Xbox and much to his brother’s frustration always wants to play too.  Oliver loves science fiction and playing Minecraft.  His autism spectrum disorder means that he’s keen on structure and consistency and is happy to spend lots of time on his own, often learning and experimenting with how electronics work.

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India wants to be a beautician

Like most teenage girls India spends a lot of time on social media. She’s very into make-up and spends hours watching You Tube videos and blogging about beauty tips from her often untidy bedroom. India’s foster carer says day to day life with her is like a roller coaster with the big highs and low lows of teenage life. She’s helping India pursue her ambition of being a beautician helping her focus and get the grades to get onto a college course.

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