Recruitment crisis in foster care

Kent County Council needs 200 new foster homes as the demand for carers is reaching crisis point. Without more carers, it is difficult to provide the stable, permanent homes which can make a crucial difference to the future of a vulnerable young person. The issue is a national one with more than 9000 more foster…

Could you offer a loving foster home to children in Kent

Kent County Council needs more people to become foster carers after facing huge numbers of children needing loving homes in the past year.   This Foster Care Fortnight (16-29 May), KCC is calling for anyone who could offer a stable and loving home to children including those with a disability, sibling groups to keep brothers…

Join KCC for online chat to find out about fostering

Are you interested in fostering? Join KCC’s online chat to ask any questions you may have. Foster carers provide a lifeline for vulnerable children and young people when their own homes break down and can make a real change to a child’s future. Kent needs foster carers for teenagers, and disabled children, some of whom…