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Fostering information events

Want to find out more about fostering?

Gateshead Council Fostering Team offer a range of friendly and informal fostering information events in various locations listed below.

One of our fostering team will explain everything that you need to know about fostering with Gateshead including what it involves, the types of fostering, the application process and support packages available to carers. You will also hear from one of our foster carers about their fostering experience and have the opportunity to ask any questions.

If the times or dates below don't suit, but you'd like to find out more about fostering you can contact our regional enquiry hub Foster with North East on 0800 917 7771 or  email