Join this free event at Solent Hotel and Spa from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 14 July to find out more about adoption and fostering.
Could you transform lives as an adoptive family or foster carer?
Anyone who has been thinking about adopting a child or becoming a foster carer can come along to the Solent Hotel & Spa in Fareham (PO15 7AJ), on Saturday 14 July, 10.00pm–1.00pm, and chat to some of our adoptive families, foster carers and social workers. There is no need to book to come along, simply drop by.
We are looking for families to adopt children of all ages, especially aged 2+, and are keen to talk to people within 50 miles of Portsmouth, with any childcare experience, whether personal, professional or voluntary.
Foster carers get fantastic satisfaction from making a real difference in the life of a vulnerable child or young person, top-quality support, training and around £165-£550 a week per child in their care (some of which goes towards food, clothes, toys, savings etc for the child). You can foster full-time as a career, or part-time through Lodgings Plus or respite care.
You can adopt or foster regardless of whether single, married or part of a couple, ethnicity or sexuality. While a spare bedroom is crucial, it doesn’t matter whether you own or rent your home.
For more info on adoption or fostering in general, visit adoption.portsmouth.gov.uk or foster.portsmouth.gov.uk.