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 to watch the DVD and see the experiences of real foster parents.

Further informtation about the eligibility criteria and application process is available on or by phoning 0800 085 8034.