Released On 3rd Feb 2021
Interested In fostering? Find out more with our online information sessions
Have you ever thought about fostering? Interested to know more?
Then join us for our live information sessions.
As part of Foster Care Fortnight, we’ll be running a number of online information sessions to highlight the need for more foster carers in Somerset, and provide useful information to anyone who may be interested in fostering themselves. There will also be an opportunity for those watching to type in and submit questions in real time to be answered by the presenter on screen.
The first session will take place on Wednesday 20th May at 2.30pm, and presented by Helen, one of our Assessing Social Workers. This session will aim to give a good introduction to fostering with Helen covering a variety of topics including the different types of fostering, basic requirements of foster carers, the children in our care, what happens after you make an enquiry and so on… .
To watch ‘An Introduction to Fostering’ with Helen, simply click here at 2.30pm on Wednesday 20th May, select the option to watch online through the web and join anonymously. Audience members will not need to download anything in order to watch or interact with the live session.
This will be followed by a second live session on Thursday 21st May at 7pm, hosted by Fostering Recruitment Manager – Trevor Goss, In this session Trevor will take us through the fostering application and assessment process in detail, providing a comprehensive overview of how it works and what to expect. There will again be an opportunity for those watching to interact by submitting questions for Trevor to answer.
To watch ‘The Fostering Assessment’ with Trevor, simply click here at 7pm on Thursday 21st May, select the option to watch online through the web and join anonymously. Again, audience members will not need to download anything in order to watch or interact with the live session.