Cumbria drive to recruit foster parents reaches hundreds



The You Can Foster campaign launched last month and is aiming to recruit new local authority fostering households across the North West.
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The latest drive is to address the increased number of children looked after and to replace the high numbers who are leaving the system due to retirement.
Across Cumbria, 497 children are in foster placements and Cumbria County Council already supports more than 230 foster homes but more are needed.
In Cumbria every year around 12 per cent of foster carers leave the service so there... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 31
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