Two drop-in sessions for prospective foster parents are being held across Worcestershire in the next few weeks.
The first is taking place at KDYT in Kidderminster on February 17th from 10am to 12.30pm.
The second is being held in Bromsgrove on March 3 from 10am to 12.30pm at Bromsgrove Library.
Both informal sessions will allow people to find out more about the fostering process and meet some of the fostering staff.
The events are to coincide with LGBT History Month (February) and LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week which runs from March 5 to 11.
Team Manager Laurie-Mo Gullachsen said: “We look forward to welcoming those interested in finding out more about the rewards of fostering to our LGBT fostering drop-in events.
“Please come along for an informal discussion to find out more about fostering with Worcestershire County Council where we have a fantastic offer of preparation and support for prospective foster carers.”
Worcestershire County Council is committed to improving the lives of children and young people.
Joining the team also offers access to a wealth of holistic training and professional support from ISL Health & Wellbeing Service, taking in everything from psychological advice, parenting support and therapeutic intervention with children, discounted leisure passes and regular arts, music and events as part of the Green Fingers project.
In addition to generous fees and allowances, fostering with Worcestershire County Council means that a range of expenses including school uniforms and holidays are covered.To find out more about fostering and to find out more about joining the team visit www.worcestershirefostering.co.uk or call 0800 0282158.
To read the blog of foster parents Andrew and Richard go to http://www.worcestershirefostering.co.uk/real-stories/our-fostering-journey/
For press enquiries or to arrange an interview with a spokesperson please contact the Council’s Communications team on 01905 766646 or 766642.
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