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Following a steep rise in cases across the region, the whole of the North East has been named as an area that will receive additional support. You can read the latest statement from LA7 leaders. There are no additional restrictions on the area or residents but with cases of Covid higher than ever before everyone is asked to continue to act carefully and responsibly. Further information will be provided as it becomes available. See Covid-19 advice and information for advice on how to stay safe. Thank you for playing your part in helping to keep the North East open and protect others.

Step by step process to fostering a child

From your initial enquiry to becoming a foster carer - this process can take several months. Becoming a foster carer is an important decision to make, these steps are to ensure that we give you all of the support you need.

If you're ready to take the first step to become a foster carer, let us know. Start the process to become a foster carer

When we receive this, we'll contact you to discuss fostering in more detail. 

At this stage, you are not committing to become a foster carer, you are simply asking questions to see whether fostering is for you.


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