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Foster carers join council staff for the Great South Run

Foster Portsmouth once again secured places in last weekend’s Great South Run for a team of their foster carers. This year, they were also joined by a team of council staff and a number of supporters.   The south coast’s biggest and best running event took place on Sunday 16 October 2022 and took in all the … Continued

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Recognising vital work of foster carers this Carers Week

Join us this Carers Week 6-12 June 2022 to recognise and raise awareness of the vital work of our foster carers and the need to recruit more in the area.   Our foster carers are dedicated and inspiring individuals and couples who believe in making a difference to the lives of vulnerable children and young … Continued

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Iconic buildings lit up for Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Portsmouth is marking Foster Care Fortnight (9-22 May) by lighting up iconic city buildings and flying their flag outside Portsmouth City Council’s Civic Offices for the first time.   The council’s fostering service will also be holding its spring drop-in foster carer recruitment event on Wednesday 18 May at the Spinnaker Tower in Gunwharf Quays from 7.30-9.30pm enabling visitors to enjoy … Continued

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Aspire to make a difference in 2022?

Do you aspire to make a difference in 2022? Would you like to change the lives of vulnerable children or young people?   We have various opportunities within foster care if you chose to join the army of highly dedicated people providing loving homes for vulnerable children and young people, and we offer our carers … Continued

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New Year, New You!

To tackle the shortage currently being experienced nationally, Portsmouth City Council need to recruit additional foster carers to join our dedicated team in providing loving homes for the vulnerable children and young people in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.   The council’s first drop-in foster carer recruitment event of 2022 will take place on Saturday … Continued

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“The atmosphere was something else!”

A team of 12 supporters, foster carers and one fostered young person took part on the Great South Run in October to help raise awareness of the need for more foster carers.   Clare Maker, one of our dedicated foster carers, reported: “What an experience! I doubted my ability to finish, but at the six … Continued

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Foster Care

Transform children’s lives

Portsmouth City Council’s foster carers will once again be ready to discuss both the rewards and the challenges with anyone considering fostering in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas at our virtual event from 7pm on Tuesday, 16 November.   Cllr Suzy Horton, Deputy Group Leader and Cabinet Member for Children, Families and Education at Portsmouth … Continued

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Foster carers take on the Great South Run challenge

Foster Portsmouth has secured places in this month’s Great South Run for 10 of our dedicated foster carers and young people in their care.   The south coast’s biggest and best running event on Sunday 17 October 2021, will take in all the sights and sounds of Portsmouth. These include the naval base and historic dockyard with … Continued

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Foster Family

Make a difference to Portsmouth’s vulnerable children

Meet some of our dedicated foster carers and the Foster Portsmouth team this autumn to discover more about the challenges and rewards of fostering.   Portsmouth City Council is holding their first in-person foster carer recruitment event since Covid restrictions have been eased for people living in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. The event, which … Continued

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