EVENTS will take place across Wirral for residents considering becoming a foster parent.

Taking place during Foster Care Fortnight, between 13 to May 26, the drop-in sessions aim to educate and inform people about fostering.

In Wirral there are 834 children in care - 406 are currently placed with foster carers - and 191 are with connected carers, those who are related to the child such as an aunt/uncle or grandparent.

The drop-in sessions:

  • Tuesday, May 14 (10am to 12pm) Wallasey Town Hall
  • Wednesday, May 15 (10am to 12pm) Bebington Civic Hall
  • Friday, May 17 (9am to 12pm) Rock Ferry One Stop Shop - Community Hall
  • Saturday, May 18 (10am to 12pm) West Kirby Concourse
  • Tuesday, May 21 (1pm to 3pm) Floral Pavilion

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