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Children and families

Fostering and adoption

East Renfrewshire needs foster carers for children aged 0 to 18 years and adopters for children aged 0 to10 years.

In April 2015 a striking new foster campaign was launched to encourage more residents to step forward and transform the lives of East Ren's young people. The campaign appeals to anyone who thinks they can make a difference and 'help transform the lives of amazing young people'. 

Since the campaign started we have recruited three new foster families and have more going through the process to become foster carers.  

As a result we are giving children and teenagers the opportunity to continue with their education in the same area, keep the same circle of friends and give them stability to thrive with a family that gives them the love and support they need. 

We are delighted with recruiting foster families and would like to thank all the East Ren residents who contacted us to talk about fostering and support the campaign. 

A year on we need to build on this success and find more foster families for children and young people who are waiting.  

If you think you could help or know someone else who could, please contact us by visiting our fostering pages or call 0141 577 8300 for more information.

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We need a permanent foster family for Kyle, aged 9 years. He has a good sense of humour, enjoys going to Boys Brigade and wants to find his 'forever family'.

If you think you could help please call the fostering team on 0141 577 8300.

We need new foster carers.

We need you.

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