Could you foster a child? Learn more about it here

    You can make a real difference in a child’s life, supporting vulnerable children by providing a safe and loving environment which allows them to build confidence and thrive.

    A range of local information events has been arranged to help people considering becoming foster carers to find out more.

     

    Professionals will talk you through the process and explain what a huge difference you could make to a child’s life by fostering.

     

    Bury Council’s fostering team invite you to the following sessions, which take place over national Foster Care Fortnight (9 to 22 May).

    • Tuesday 10 May – Fostering drop-in event, 2pm–4pm at the New Kershaw Centre, Deal Street, Bury BL9 7PZ
    • Tuesday 10 May – Meet Foster Carer and Ambassador for Bury Council, Lorraine at Prestwich Library, 1.30pm–4pm.

    This will give you an opportunity to come along and meet Lorraine and have an informal chat and find out about the different types of fostering. You will also be able to hear about Lorraine’s experience caring for a range of children and young people and how rewarding being a foster carer is.

    • Thursday 19 May – Meet Foster Carer and Ambassador for Bury Council, Lorraine at Radcliffe Library, 2pm – 5pm

    This will give you an opportunity to come along and meet Lorraine and have an informal chat and find out about the different types of fostering. You will also be able to hear about Lorraine’s experience caring for a range of children and young people and how rewarding being a foster carer is.

    • Friday 20 May – Fostering information stall at Bury Market, 11am–2pm

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