Welcoming young refugees

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A foster carer can make a real difference to a young refugee’s wellbeing, helping the young person take the first steps towards a successful life in the UK.

Currently, there's a shortage of foster carers for young refugees in Yorkshire and Humber. If you’re interested in caring for a young refugee, here is some information to help you get started.


Who are young refugees?

Read about young refugees and their journeys to the UK

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Being a foster carer

Find out who can foster young refugees and what makes it so special 

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How do I become a foster carer?

Explore the process of becoming a foster carer

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Frequently asked questions: foster care

See the answers to commonly asked questions

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Hear from foster carers

Foster carers talk about fostering and how it makes a difference

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Hear from young people

Young people talk about the reality of their journeys and life in the UK

Find out more about the Welcoming Young Refugees project

How to contact us

You can get in touch with us via:

Facebook @WelcomingYoungRefugees
Email wyr@migrationyorkshire.org.uk 


Page last updated: 04/03/2022 07:38:27

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