Plymouth's Biggest Recruitment Drive

The waiting list for children that need Fostering in Plymouth has grown by 15 percent in the last year.

There are now 4 hundred children on the city's books.

A new DVD has been released for residents to consider taking up fostering as a career. Between now and the end of March Plymouth City Council's biggest ever campaign to recruit foster carers begins.

LISTEN HERE: Katey Keith Fostering Project Officer

Permancy & Placements service manager Anne Osbourne said: "You can foster if you are single or in a relationship. If you have a partner or children then it's important that the whole family is committed to the idea."

Go here www.plymouth.gov.uk/fostering to watch the DVD and see the experiences of real foster parents.

Further informtation about the eligibility criteria and application process is available on www.plymouth.gov.uk/paymentforskills or by phoning 0800 085 8034.

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