Fostering
Fostering

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As we've moved to step 4 of the Government's roadmap, we are pleased to host some informal in-person events around the county. Our team look forward to meeting you, to answer any questions you may have about fostering and advise you on the process. If there isn't an event planned near you at the moment, please keep checking this page which will be updated when new events are confirmed. 

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Central Lancashire

Date Time Venue
11 September 10am – 5pm Makers Market, Preston Flag Market, Cheapside, Preston PR1 2AP
12 September 11am – 6pm J A family festival, Fishwick Hall Golf Club, Preston, PR1 5TE.
12th September 2021
  • 17 September
  • 15 October
  • 12 November
  • 10 December
12pm – 2pm Costa Costa Coffee, 62 Liverpool Rd, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0DQ
  • 24 September
  • 29 October
  • 26 November
12pm - 2pm Costa Coffee at Fullwood: Fulwood, Preston I Garstang Road, PR2 9RX

Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn, Rossendale and the Ribble Valley

Date Time  Venue 

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Chorley and West Lancashire

Date Time Venue
02 September 9.30am – 2pm Starbucks, Matrix Park, Buckshaw Village, PR7 7NA
07 September 9am – 4pm Chorley Market, Market Place, (off Cleveland Street), Chorley,PR71BH
08 September 10am – 2pm  The Hub, Unity Place, Bridgewater Dr, Buckshaw, Chorley, PR7 7EU
  • 30 September
  • 28 October
  • 25 November
  • 16 December
10am – 4pm Bygone Times, Grove Mill, Eccleston PR7 5TZ

Lancaster, Wyre and North Fylde

Date Time Venue
9 September 11am – 1:30pm Affinity Outlet Lancashire, Anchorage Road Fleetwood FY7 6AE
21 September 11:30am – 1:30pm Costa Coffee, 7-9 Park Street St Lytham St Anne's FY8 5LU
4 October 11:30am – 1:30pm Costa Coffee, Unit 3 Village Walks, Queensway Poulton FY6 7DF

Online events

Fostering surgeries online

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Our fostering team are running unique drop-in surgeries online via Zoom for people interested in fostering offering:

  • Online individual meeting with an expert in fostering recruitment and assessment
  • An experienced foster carer on hand to answer your questions
  • Fast tracking through the process so that your details can be checked for eligibility and an initial visit to your house be booked on the spot

Please join us by emailing us at fosteringmarketing@lancashire.gov.uk to secure your place, or call for more information on 0300 123 6723 and we can invite you into our zoom event to find out all you need to know about caring for our vulnerable children by being a foster carer with us. 

An evening with a foster carer (online) – the myths revealed

Hear one of our experienced foster carers talk about their years of fostering with us and they'll be able to answer your queries from first-hand experience. We will also tell you about what is involved in applying to foster and the fantastic support and training we provide every step of the way, including our foster care academy.

Our online events will be taking place on Wednesdays from 6pm – 8.00pm on:

  • 15 September 2021
  • 20 October 2021
  • 17 November 2021
  • 8 December 2021

Please join us by emailing us at fosteringmarketing@lancashire.gov.uk or call for more information on 0300 123 6723 and we can invite you into our zoom event to find out all you need to know about caring for our vulnerable children by being a foster carer with us.

Get in touch

Interested in fostering with us? We'd love to hear from you.

Enquire about fostering

If you'd prefer to speak to someone then give us a call on
0300 123 6723

Taking the first step

Taking the first step

When you are ready to take the first step to fostering, we are here to answer your questions.

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Sarah and Derek's story

Foster with us

Sarah and Derek decided to foster with us after going to a fostering surgery. Read their fostering story and come along to one of our events, or get in touch.