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Adoption and fostering

Every child deserves a safe, secure and happy childhood. We need individuals and couples to make a real difference to the lives of children and young people by adopting a child or becoming a foster carer.

  • Adoption

    When you adopt a child, you become their legal parent and they become part of your family. Like all parents, you will care for your child into adulthood and beyond.

  • Fostering

    Fostering is looking after someone else’s child in your own home either short or long term. You may look after babies, children and young people up to 21. You will receive an allowance, training and support.