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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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Fostering Devon recruits record number of foster carers

Following a massive recruitment drive a record number of families in Devon have signed up to provide safe, caring homes for the 700 plus children and young people in Devon who are not able to live with their birth families

Posted on: 6 August 2019
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