42 children in care need foster homes - here's how you can foster a child in Kirklees
Foster carers are needed for 42 children.
And Kirklees Council hope residents will open their homes to them.
Social worker Imran Hamid, a long-term family finder, says many of the children have been waiting for several years for a long-term home.
Kirklees is holding a recruitment drive with a drop-in day on Thursday, October 6, from 9am-7pm at the Tolson Museum, Ravensknowle Park.
Mr Hamid said: “When a child comes into care they’re often scared and confused. They’ve been let down by the very people they were supposed to be able to trust and suddenly they’re faced with living somewhere... read more
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