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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.

Supported Lodgings Information Event

5th October, 2021
Leeds

 

Could you spare 15 hours a week to support a young person? Do you have a spare bedroom? Come to one of our informal drop in events to find out about being a paid Supporting Lodgings Provider for an Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young Person aged 16+

The Reginald Centre, 263 Chapeltown Rd, LS7 3EX 

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Fostering Info Drop in Session

28th September, 2021
North Yorkshire

 

If you’ve been thinking about fostering but still have some questions you'd like answered, you want to hear about how your fostering journey might look, or simply how to become part of our amazing team here at Fostering North Yorkshire, then this is for you...

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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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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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