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If you'd like to foster a young refugee in Yorkshire and Humber, we can help you take the first step.
 

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Who are  young refugees?

- journeys to the UK

- profile of young refugees in the UK

-  the need for foster carers

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Being a foster carer

- what's special about fostering young refugees?

- who can foster?

- other ways to help

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I'm interested! What do I do next?

- our contact details

- what happens when you get in touch

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Who are we?


Hello! We're the people at the Welcoming Young Refugees project. We're always happy to talk with you about fostering and answer any questions you have.

Welcoming Young Refugees helps local authorities in Yorkshire and Humber to recruit and support foster carers and supported lodgings providers for young refugees. It is managed by Migration Yorkshire and funded by the Government's Controlling Migration Fund

Can you help us by letting other people know?

If you'd like to help us to reach more potential foster carers, please contact :

Ideas and resources Natasha Jackson, phone 0113 378 4420 or email natasha.jackson@migrationyorkshire.org.uk 

Media enquiries Jen Boyle, phone 0113 378 7101 or email jen.boyle@migrationyorkshire.org.uk 

 


 

 

 

 



Page last updated: 15/05/2019 18:00:32

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I foster because...

"Becoming foster carers was one of the best things we have ever done. He has brought sunshine, enthusiasm and fun into our lives. He filled a space that we didn’t even know existed."
 
Sally, foster carer, Leeds
 

 

Enquire today

Take your first step to being a foster carer!
 


Phone us on:
0113 535 1048
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