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Fostering Wakefield

Fostering Wakefield Be My Carer branding Welcome to Fostering Wakefield

We have children and young people in the Wakefield district now, looking for a home like yours.

Fostering is the rewarding and challenging experience of looking after someone else’s child when they are unable to live with their own family.

Our foster carers are local people who open their homes and their hearts to children when they need it most. They provide a caring, safe and stable environment, making a real difference to children’s lives.

​Interested in fostering? Let us know and we'll phone you to talk it through.

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Toddler sitting with hands on his kneesOur information events

If you’d like to find out more about fostering why not come to one of our information events? It’s a relaxed, informal occasion - a chance to meet our friendly team and learn more about how you can support local children.

Asda GlasshoughtonMonday 13 May10am - 2pm
Park Run – Nostell PriorySaturday 18 May9am start
The Secret Garden Soft Play, HorburyTuesday 14 May12noon - 3pm
Junction 32, CastlefordFriday 24 May10am - 2pm
Featherstone Rovers vs Bradford Bulls
LD Nutrition Stadium
Sunday 26 MayBefore the match
around the stadium
Vintage Car Rally @ Thornes Park, WakefieldFriday 5 JulyTimes to be confirmed
Armed Forces Day @ Pontefract ParkSaturday 6 JulyTimes to be confirmed
Liquorice Festival, Pontefract Town CentreSunday 7 JulyTimes to be confirmed

Teenage firl resting on elbowsCould you foster?

We’re looking for both new and experienced foster carers to improve the lives of children in the Wakefield district.

We offer a competitive financial package, locally based training and support and a range of benefits. 

If you could welcome a child or young person into your heart, your home and your family and give them the love, care and support they need, please get in touch.

Call us for a chat on 0800 197 0320 or fill out our enquiry form and we’ll call you at a time convenient for you.