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LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week 1st March to 7th March

LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week 1st March to 7th March

Plymouth City Council is backing a campaign which encourages people from the LGBTQ+ community to consider fostering or adoption. LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week takes place from Monday 1 March until Sunday 7 March, and is run by New Family Social, the network for...

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Our filming day at Plymouth Argyle Football Club

Our filming day at Plymouth Argyle Football Club

We at Plymouth City Council’s in house Fostering Service like many Local Authorities are in need of recruiting many new foster carers. Our Fostering Service has been on an exciting journey this past year looking at new ways of recruiting new foster carers. For this to...

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Celebrating Plymouth’s Super Son’s and Daughters

Celebrating Plymouth’s Super Son’s and Daughters

As part of the Fostering Network’s national ‘Sons and Daughter’s Month’, Plymouth City Council is highlighting the valuable role the sons and daughters of foster carers play. Councillor Jemima Laing Cabinet Member for Children and Young People said: “The sons and...

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The voices of children and young people

The voices of children and young people

‘Our vision is to put children and young people at the heart of practice by engaging them within a framework of participation, consultation and involvement which enables their views, voices and experiences to shape and improve service delivery. By doing this we also...

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Join our Skills to Foster programme

Join our Skills to Foster programme

Plymouth City Council’s “Skills to Foster” is an interactive and entertaining programme which gives applicants the opportunity to learn how to be trauma-informed and therapeutic foster carers. You will meet real live foster carers, young people with experience of...

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Fostering for Plymouth