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Children and families

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Find out more about fostering

Find out more about becoming a foster carer in East Renfrewshire.

If you have any questions about becoming a foster carer our fostering team is ready to help. Call us on 0141 577 3367.
Find out who can be a foster carer.
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.
Find out more about the children and young people that need fostered in East Renfrewshire.
Read how fostering has changed the lives of our foster carers.
We asked some foster children to reflect on their experience of living with a foster family. Read what they said.
We have a shortage of local foster carers in East Ren so it is important that we explode the myths of fostering.
Read the latest fostering news and find out what's happening locally.