At 16-21 years old, most young people are not ready to go out into the world alone, without any support.
Could you welcome a young person into your home and support them on a positive journey into adulthood and independence?
The children and young people in our care need support and guidance.
Could you help drive a positive outcome for their situation by providing care and stability?
Supported lodgings offer over 16s spare rooms in safe and supportive homes to help them become independent adults
October is Children of Foster Carers Month, and the council are encouraging families who already have children to explore fostering
Beacon Voices, whose members are all young people in care, will also be making a guest appearance at the final in-person fostering event of the year
With nearly 700 children and young people in care, the council are urging people to step forward to find out more about fostering
Online quiz to check fostering eligibility
Couple share experiences to encourage others
Event takes place next week in Glenfield
Beacon Voices will sing at information evening
Encouraging the LGBTQ+ community to find out more about fostering
The session is a chance to meet and talk to carers and the Leicestershire County Council fostering team
Our version features a young person snaking his way through the skatepark while wearing a ‘Fostering Leicestershire’ t-shirt
There are currently almost 700 children in care in Leicestershire