The Fostering Network
has announced the launch of Foster Care Fortnight 2013. The event kicks off on Monday 13 May and runs until Sunday 26 May.
Foster Care Fortnight is the Fostering Network's annual campaign to raise the profile of fostering and is the UK's biggest foster carer recruitment campaign.
This year, celebrities and politicians will be supporting the UK's biggest foster carer recruitment campaign to highlight the need for around 9000 new carers across the UK to provide loving and supportive homes for some of our most vulnerable children.
For more information on Foster Care Fortnight 2013,
If you are thinking about becoming a foster carer,
Could You Foster?
provides information on what fostering is and the type of children that need fostering. You can also find a fostering service near you
to make an application or find out more about fostering in your area.