Tag Archives : fostering


Could you be a Foster Carer?

Plymouth City Council’s Fostering team is on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Plymouth’s most vulnerable young people as part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight campaign, which is underway now until 27 May. Foster Care Fortnight, co-ordinated by UK-wide […]


Plymouth supports LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

As part of its ongoing work to ensure more children are placed in loving, stable homes, Plymouth City Council is supporting LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week (Monday 5 to Sunday 11 March). The Council is particularly looking for homes for older children and brothers and sisters. One in ten adoptions in England in 2017 were […]


Council wins award in Hearts for the Arts award

A unique campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering has been named the Best Local Authority Initiative in the National Campaign for the Arts’ Hearts For The Arts Awards 2018. I.AM.NOT.A.ROBOT, by Plymouth City Council has been named Best Local Authority Arts Initiative in the awards which celebrate the work of councils, councillors and council […]


Plymouth supports Foster Care Fortnight 2017

Plymouth City Council’s Fostering team is on a mission to find people with time, energy, motivation and a spare bedroom who are able to care for some of Plymouth’s most vulnerable young people as part of this year’s Foster Care Fortnight campaign (8-21 May). Foster Care Fortnight is a national campaign which raises the profile […]


Do you know a child or young person who is living away from home?

Did you know that if you are caring for a child under 16 (or 18 if they have a disability) who is not your child, and you are not an immediate relative, this may be a private fostering arrangement? During Private Fostering Week we are encouraging anyone who knows about a child or young person […]


Plymouth City Council supports LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week

Plymouth City Council is aiming to raise the need for more people to come forward and offer a vulnerable a child a loving home as part of national LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week. There are currently more than 403 children and young people in care and the City Council is supporting the awareness week from […]


Guess who fosters in Plymouth

Plymouth City Council is asking local residents to guess who fosters to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers in Plymouth, as part of Foster Care Fortnight 2014. With record numbers of children (408) coming into care, and the need to recruit at least 40 more fostering families in and around the city, […]