Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The County Council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more

Foster carers celebrated at a Lancashire awards ceremony

Foster carers from across Lancashire have been honoured at a celebration event at County Hall. An awards ceremony, held last night (Tuesday), was attended by foster carers from across Lancashire, county councillors and senior officers. Awards were presented in five categories with the winners nominated by the council’s fostering team and other foster carers. The … Read more

Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The county council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more

‘You can foster’ encourages potential carers in Merseyside to meet experienced carers to create new homes for young people

A newly commissioned YouGov survey reveals an 11% shortfall between people interested in fostering and actually becoming full-time carers. You Can Foster, the North of England based fostering campaign that so far helped create over 1000 enquiries from prospective foster carers, launches its 2017 campaign during Foster Care Fortnight (8th – 21st May). The campaign … Read more

Will Foster Care Fortnight (8-21 May) inspire you to think about fostering children & young people?

This Foster Care Fortnight (8th -21st May), Knowsley Council’s fostering service are appealing to local people who think they have what it takes to make a difference to a local child’s life. If you love children and young people have plenty of time, care and patience to offer, as well as room in your home, … Read more