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Find out about fostering - drop-in event at East Riding Leisure Bridlington

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East Riding of Yorkshire Council is looking to recruit new foster carers for children from babies upwards.

The council is holding a drop-in event at East Riding Leisure Bridlington on Saturday 10 March, from 9.30am to 12noon. Staff will be on hand to discuss what is involved in becoming a foster carer and anyone wanting more information is welcome to go along.

The council is seeking foster carers for children of all ages, including sibling groups. There is also a need for people who are willing to be a short break foster carer for a child with a disability.

This could mean giving parents a break by looking after their disabled child for anything from a few hours a week, or a regular weekend stay. This would be in the foster carers' home and they would receive an allowance.

Prospective foster carers should ideally be over 25, they can be single, married or co-habiting and with or without families.

Anyone interested in finding out more can contact or tel (01482) 396469. For updates and news, follow East Riding Fostering on Facebook.