News and communications
The latest news and communications from Wiltshire Council.
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Published 7 March 2022
New campaign to find foster families for 17 young people in the Calne area
Wiltshire Council began targeting local areas where this is a high need for foster carers last summer
Published 22 September 2021
Wiltshire Council encourages "empty nesters" and those who fancy a change in direction to think about fostering
The council is encouraging these people to consider fostering and help meet the demand for more people to foster with Wiltshire Council
Published 18 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - meet the team behind the scenes
To find out more about fostering with Wiltshire Council you can talk to the friendly team behind the scenes and hear from foster carers by joining a series of online events.
Published 5 May 2021
Foster Care Fortnight - Foster a teenager
Young people in care have been sharing their thoughts on what makes a good foster carer as Wiltshire Council launches a new campaign to encourage more people to consider fostering.
Published 10 March 2021
Information evening to help people find out more about overnight short break care
People interested in offering overnight short break care for children with additional needs for small periods of time are being invited to attend an information evening this month to find out more.
Published 16 November 2020
Drive to encourage more people to consider fostering teenagers
Teenagers and those who have been in care are sharing experiences of how a foster family can change a life.
Published 2 November 2020
Drive to raise awareness of private fostering
Support is available for private foster carers
Published 2 March 2020
LGBT+ Fostering and Adoption Week
"Rewarding," "providing a warm friendly home" and "making a difference" are just some of the ways Julie and Clare describe their role as foster carers.