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Upcoming Events

Lets Foster attends events throughout the year. We also hold information events regularly where you can find out more about Fostering for Blackburn with Darwen. Look out for an event near you.

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Latest News

Its finally here! Our new website has landed. Keep an out over the next couple of weeks for updates and new information about how you can make a difference to a child’s live by getting involved in fostering. We are very excited.

We will also have some new blogs and case studies from our foster carers so you an get an idea what its really like to foster with Blackburn with Darwen.

Foster Care Health and Wellbeing Fortnight Day 10

Family time offers many benefits, including building confidence, creating a stronger emotional bond between family members, improving communication skills, better performance in school and reduced behavioural issues, as well as providing an opportunity to make memories built on fun, laughter and togetherness. Family time can help build self-esteem Spending quality time with parents (whether together or…

Foster Care Health and Wellbeing Fortnight Day 9

How to reduce stress Stress is a feeling of being under abnormal pressure. This pressure can come from different aspects of your day to day life. Such as an increased workload, a transitional period, an argument you have with your family or new and existing financial worries. You may find that it has a cumulative…

Foster Care Health and Wellbeing Fortnight Day 8

STAY CONNECTED WITH FRIENDS   Surrounding ourselves with family and friends is important for happiness and overall wellbeing. Studies even show that strengthening your relationships can help you live a longer life. But for those of us who live far away from loved ones, keeping in touch can feel challenging, if not downright impossible at…

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Stories

Take a look at our stories and find out more about what fostering means for children near you.

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Events

If you'd like the opportunity to chat with someone about fostering there are information events across the region. To find one near you take a look at our events page.

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Fostering

There are many different types of fostering, there may even one that appeals to you, find out more.

Are you Interested in becoming a foster carer?