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Worcestershire Children First Fostering

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 Find out when our next fostering event will be taking place
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 There was a boy who was given a chance click the image to find out more information

Foster Care covering the Worcestershire area, including Worcester, Bromsgrove, Evesham, Redditch and Kidderminster

We know that making the decision to foster is a huge step. In order to find out whether it could be right for you and your family you need to know more about what’s involved. Worcestershire Children First Fostering aims to guide you and support you as you make one of the biggest, yet most rewarding decisions anyone can make.

If you feel you have room in your heart as well as your home and can demonstrate the patience and understanding required to care for children who just need love and support, then you’re in the right place. We cover the Worcestershire area including: Worcester, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Evesham, Redditch, Droitwich, Malvern, Stourport and Pershore. Make a difference to a Worcestershire child and enquire about foster care today.

You’re giving your life to a child or young person. It’s the best thing I’ve ever done! Claire - foster carer

 

Giants

Giants is a short film that focuses on the story of Jack and Ellie; a brother and sister who want to stay together when they find themselves in foster care. The story highlights a key issue in fostering: that of working to keep brothers and sisters together and the need for more foster carers who would consider caring for siblings. Read more about giants and view the film

Judy's story

See more real life stories

Placement plus

Placement Plus is an intensive support specialist fostering scheme providing tailored fostering placements to older children in the care of Worcestershire County Council.

If you are an experienced foster carer or have worked or work with children and looking to expand your skills this scheme could be for you – an attachment based approach to fostering children aged 10+ with more complex needs.

Find out more information on placement plus

Day in the life of a foster carer

Our Worcestershire Foster Carer Joy, kindly writes this regular blog for us to give you a real look into a day in the life of a carer. Updated each month, sometimes more regularly, Joy will give you an honest and heart felt view.

Read Joy's blog

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Worcestershire Children First

Worcestershire Children First is the company responsible for delivering children’s services across the county of Worcestershire. These services include children’s social care, education, early help and fostering. Worcestershire Children First have their own dedicated website. Here you can find more information about the company, its vision and board membership.

Worcestershire Children First