It's Foster Care Fortnight 13 - 24 May

Keely, who grew up in the care of a Buckinghamshire County Council foster carer reveals how fostering has the power to change futures:

“I have got the best foster parents in the world who have given me the best opportunity in life and are very supportive. Please help another child in need and give them a chance.”

Foster Care Fortnight (13 – 24 May 2019) is a national campaign run by the Fostering Network, aiming to celebrate the great work foster carers do to change our foster children’s futures, bust myths on who can foster, and help raise awareness of the ongoing need for new foster carers.

This Foster Care Fortnight we’re sharing how our carers and staff have changed a child’s future; you can watch some of their moving stories here.

This Foster Care Fortnight, you are invited to join us at a series of events we are hosting across the county  to help you find out more about fostering and the specialist training, generous allowances and excellent support we offer to all our foster carers.

If you think fostering could be for you or someone you know, why not drop in to one of our events in your local area, we’ll be hosting drop in sessions in the following locations with more dates to be confirmed:

Tesco Extra Loudwater, Wycombe – Wednesday 15 May (3pm – 6pm)

Harris + Hoole, Buckingham – Friday 17 May (10am – 12pm)

Tesco Extra Broadfield, Aylesbury - Friday 24 May (2pm – 6pm)

Call us to find out more or for additional venue information as we announce more information sessions

Our next information event will be held on Wednesday 29 May, 7:00pm at

Buckingham Opportunities Centre,

Well Street,

Buckingham,

MK18 1EN

You can book your place here. Come along and ask us your questions and find out if you could help change a future.

Even if fostering isn’t for you, there are many ways you can help support and spread the message. You can find more information on fostering on our website or by phoning 0800 160 1900.

 

 

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