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Upcoming Events

Lets Foster attends events throughout the year. We also hold information events regularly where you can find out more about Fostering for Blackburn with Darwen. Look out for an event near you.

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Latest News

Its finally here! Our new website has landed. Keep an out over the next couple of weeks for updates and new information about how you can make a difference to a child’s live by getting involved in fostering. We are very excited.

We will also have some new blogs and case studies from our foster carers so you an get an idea what its really like to foster with Blackburn with Darwen.

Blackburn Rovers Give Looked After Children a Big Win

Looked After Children from Blackburn and Darwen were treated to a winning display from Blackburn Rovers at Saturday’s match at Ewood Park.     Blackburn Rovers kindly donated 150 tickets for the match on Saturday, November 3 against Queens Park Rangers. Rovers won the clash one-nil. The young people and their carers also got to…

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2018

Blackburn with Darwen’s Fostering Team joined by foster carers and staff for this years Macmillan’s Coffee Morning 2018! Raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Foster carers and staff came together on Friday 28 Septemeber to raise money and awareness for Macmillan Cancer Support by taking part in this year’s Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning. Cakes were baked,…

Blackburn with Darwen Social Worker Raises Over 10k for East Lancs Hospice

Laura Dixon admits she is emotional after raising £10,000 in memory of her mum. Laura, 32, from Blackburn, and her late mum Liz, started fundraising for East Lancashire Hospice after Liz was diagnosed with lung cancer in October 2014. Although Liz didn’t receive end-of-life care at the hospice, she and her family were offered complimentary…

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Stories

Take a look at our stories and find out more about what fostering means for children near you.

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Events

If you'd like the opportunity to chat with someone about fostering there are information events across the region. To find one near you take a look at our events page.

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Fostering

There are many different types of fostering, there may even one that appeals to you, find out more.

Are you Interested in becoming a foster carer?