Become a foster carer, do something amazing 

We’re delighted that you’re considering fostering a local child.

We fully understand that this is a big life-changing decision for you, and we’re here to help you every step of the way. 

Blackpool Council have assisted many prospective foster carers with their fostering journey, creating a happy, stable and safe environment for an ever increasing number of children requiring temporary, and in some instances long term care. 

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Have a look around our website - learn about the process, the types of fostering available and what it is like to be a Blackpool Council foster carer. We also hold regular informal drop in sessions where you, your friends and family are invited to drop in at a time that is convenient, to come along and find out more. 

Fostering open event dates 2017

If you would like any additional information, you can contact us online. Alternatively the fostering team can be reached by calling 01253 477888.

We look forward to hearing from you, and thank you for your interest in helping to make a difference to a local child's life.  

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