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Children and families

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Loving East Renfrewshire homes needed for young people

You can transform the lives of amazing young people like Jamie and Sophie by becoming a foster carer and giving them a supportive place to call home.

We asked some foster children to reflect on their experience of living with a foster family. Read what they said.
Did you know young adults also need foster care? We bust common myths that might stop you from fostering.
Read how fostering has changed the lives of our foster carers.
If you have any questions about becoming a foster carer our fostering team is ready to help. Call us on 0141 577 3367.
Read the latest fostering news and find out what's happening locally.
Find out who can be a foster carer.
Find out more about the children and young people that need fostered in East Renfrewshire.
Learn more about the process you go through when you apply to be a foster carer.
We know foster care works well when carers are supported. Find out about the support offered.