Teenagers, asylum seekers and young parents need fostering in West Sussex

People from all walks of life are being encouraged to find out more about fostering at an upcoming information event.

Sunday, 20th March 2016, 6:59 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 2:57 am
Parkside, where Horsham District Council is based

West Sussex County Council will be hosting the evening on Tuesday March 22 at Parkside in Chart Way, Horsham, from 6.30pm.

The fostering recruitment team is particularly looking for people who could support teenagers, unaccompanied asylum seekers, and young parents who are placed with their child in the foster carer’s home.

All foster carers receive local support, training and a fostering allowance.

Peter Evans, WSCC’s cabinet Member for Children – Start of Life said: “There is no upper age limit to fostering and you don’t have to be married, own your property or have children of your own. As long as you are reasonably fit, have a spare room and the desire to make a difference to someone’s life, you could be considered.”

For more information call 0330 222 7775, email [email protected] or visit www.westsussex.gov.uk/fostering

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