Fostering
Fostering

Find out more

We are pleased to be hosting 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. 

Talk to The Team

Central Lancashire

Date Time Venue
  • 3 December
12pm – 2pm  Costa Costa Coffee, 62 Liverpool Rd, Penwortham, Preston PR1 0DQ
  • 26 November
12pm - 2pm  Costa Coffee at Fullwood: Fulwood, Preston I Garstang Road, PR2 9RX
  • 6 December
12pm - 2pm  Costa Coffee, Deepdale, Preston, PR1 6QY
  • 25 November
  • 16 December
12pm - 2pm  Starbucks Fishergate, Preston, PR1 8AP

Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn, Rossendale and the Ribble Valley

Date Time  Venue 
  • 16 December 
10am - 1pm Costa Coffee, Rawtenstall Tesco, Rawtenstall, Bury Road, BB4 6DT
  • 26 November
  • 17 December
  • 28 January
  • 25 February
  • 25 March 
12pm - 2pm Costa Coffee Hyndburn Retail Park Unit 9, Hyndburn Retail Park, Whitebirk Dr, Blackburn BB1 3HT
  • 11 November
  • 9 December
  • 13 January 
12pm - 2pm Costa Coffee Burnley Tesco , Finsley Gate, Burnley BB11 2HE
  • 01 December
  • 05 January
  • 02 February
  • 02 March 
12pm - 2pm Oswaldtwistle Mills, Moscow Mill, Colliers Street, Oswaldtwistle BB5 3DE

Chorley and West Lancashire

Date Time Venue
  • 25 November
  • 16 December
10am – 4pm Bygone Times, Grove Mill, Eccleston PR7 5TZ

Lancaster, Wyre and North Fylde

Date Time Venue
25 November  11am - 1pm Costa Coffee Unit 3 Village Walks Shopping Centre, Queensway, Poulton-Le-Fylde, FY6 7DF
2 December  12pm - 2pm Costa Coffee, 2-6 Ashton Walk, St. Nicholas Arcade, Lancaster, LA1 1ND
9 December 12pm - 2pm Costa Coffee, 260 Marine Rd Central, Morecambe LA4 4BJ

Online events

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:

  • 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.

Fostering surgeries online

Check back for new dates soon.

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. 

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.

See all our videos

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.