Tag Archives: Fostering

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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| 2 Comments

Devon foster carers feature in TV advert to encourage others to consider fostering for Devon

The number of children being taken into the care of local authorities has reached a 10-year high.

Posted on: 21 January 2019 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

North Devon social worker scoops national Fostering Network award

A social worker from North Devon has won a national award for the work she does with foster carers and their families.

Posted on: 5 November 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Funding helps lone asylum seeking children make new lives in Devon

Devon County Council has successfully applied for funding to support unaccompanied children, often fleeing conflict in their native country, who arrive seeking asylum in the UK.

Posted on: 17 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing