There are currently 500 children and young people in care and there is an ongoing campaign to recruit more foster carers.
When a child cannot be cared for within their family, the council's first priority is for them to be looked after by a local authority foster carer, as they live in the area near to a child's family and friends, so it is less disruptive for a child.
Fostering is a way to make a real positive difference to a child's life, providing children and young people with a stable and loving home and the support and encouragement they need to flourish and do well.
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