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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

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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Fostering Information Session

21st January, 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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Chloe wants to go to college…

Chloe has very few family members and lost her mother when she was a baby. Like lots of teenagers she loves Justin Bieber and seeing her friends. She’s not keen on being found out when she’s been fibbing about why she’s back late or the spicy food her foster carers enjoy.

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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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