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Urgent appeal for foster carers in Devon

There are 821 children in care in Devon, but only 336 fostering households. Almost 70% of those in care are young people aged 11 to 18 years old. This Foster Care Fortnight (10 – 23 May) Devon County Council’s fostering service, ‘Fostering Devon’ is launching an urgent appeal to find more foster carers for teenagers.

Posted on: 10 May 2021 | Posted in: Community
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In the words of a social worker — thank you to foster carers

One of our children’s social workers has written about why foster carers deserve a huge thank you, especially now. Read about his experience of working with vulnerable children, and how foster carers make such a difference to young people’s lives.

Posted on: 21 May 2020
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