Fostering events near you

We organise fostering information events across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Join us at an event near you to learn more about how you could care for a child with support from Barnardo’s.

Date Name (click on each title for more info) Distance from postcode (miles)
18/1/2019

Yorkshire Barnardo's Adoption and Fostering Information Event

Your decision to  foster and/or adopt has the potential to change a child's life

Date: Friday 18th January 2019

Time: 11.00am to 1.00pm with a presentation at 11.30am and 12.30pm

Location: Unit 6, Pavilion Business Park, Royds Hall Road, Leeds, LS12 6AJ

22/1/2019

Fostering - information event

At Barnardo’s, we believe that a child’s future should never be defined by their past; every child deserves the chance to fulfil his or her potential. Join us to find out more about fostering and get the opportunity to hear and speak to carers themselves.

Date: Tuesday 22 January 2019
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Derby House, Lytham Rd, Fulwood, Preston PR2 8JE

24/1/2019

Liverpool - information event

At Barnardo’s, we believe that a child’s future should never be defined by their past; every child deserves the chance to fulfil his or her potential. Join us to find out more about fostering and get the opportunity to hear and speak to carers themselves.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 10am - 1pm
Location: Barnardo's, 7 Lineside Cl, Liverpool L25 2UD

24/1/2019

Information Event - Kent

Join us for a friendly chat about fostering and how you can help make a difference to a child's life.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 2-5pm
Location: Barnardo’s Fostering South East, 128 London Road, Southborough. Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN4 0PL

As a Barnardo's foster carer, you have access to:

  • a generous and competitive fee
  • a dedicated and qualified social worker with a protected caseload - enabling them to provide a high standard of support and guidance to carers
  • 24 hour support
  • certified and free training (face-to-face and online) tailored to the type of fostering you decide to do
  • planned short break care with a dedicated link carer for when you or the young person need time
  • support groups to connect with other foster carers
  • organisational membership of the Fostering Network.which provides access to an informative website, regluar newsletters and discounted training
17/1/2019

Information Event - Hull

At Barnardo’s, we welcome prospective foster carers from all walks of life.

Our foster carers are from various backgrounds, nationalities, religions and ages. And whether you are single or married, male or female, a homeowner or renting, straight, lesbian, gay, trans or bisexual, it doesn't matter. We believe you can be a foster carer and so should you.

Join us for a friendly chat about fostering and how you can help make a difference to a child's life.

Date: Thursday 17th January 2019
Time: 10-3pm
Location: Charity Zone near to Krispy Kreme, Saint Stephens Shopping Centre, 110 Ferensway Hull, HU2 8LN

26/1/2019

Information Event - Leeds

We're celebrating our 10th year of our fostering week campaign (21-27 Jan 2019). In the past decade, we have helped find loving foster families for children in care over 8,200 times.

Come and meet our friendly team at the Trinity Shopping Centre to find out more about fostering and how you can help change a child's life.

Date: Friday 25th January 2019
Time: 10-3pm
Location: Customer Service Lounge, Trinity Shopping Centre, Leeds, Albion Street, LS1 5AT

28/1/2019

Barnardo's Fostering and Short breaks - Open Evening - Nuneaton office (Barnardo's Fostering and Short Breaks - Open Evening)

Fostering Open Evening

Monday 28th January 2019 - 4pm to 7pm

Venue: Barnardo's, Albion Court, 72 Attelborough Road, Nuneaton CV11 4JJ

tel: 02476641206

Are you interested in Fostering?  Do you think you could support a vulnerable child?

please come along for more information and a chat with a social worker

Please ring to advise us of your attendance.

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26/1/2019

Fostering Information Morning (Fostering Information Event 10 - 11 am)

Barnardo's Fostering & Adoption North East

Saturday 26th January 2019   10 am - 11 am

We deliver a very high standard of fostering training and support.  Join us for a friendly chat, and ask us all of your questions about how we can support you to foster with Barnardo’s

A foster carer shall come along and be available to talk with you on the day.

  • fostering with Barnardo's
  • the types of fostering we do
  • the assessment process and answer any other queries that you may have to include  finance and support
  • Tel 0191 4929000 to register or for further queries
25/1/2019

Derby - drop in session

We've been placing children and young people with loving families for over 100 years - so we know how to best support you as a carer. Join us at our drop in session for more information about fostering and how you could play a pivotal role in changing a young person's life.

Date: Thursday 24 January 2019
Time: 3-7pm
Location: Barnardo’s East Midlands, 21 Nottingham Road, Spondon, Derby, DE21 7NF

We believe you can foster, and so should you.

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