Support for Foster Carers

Max Card

Max Card [external link] enable looked after children to access culture in their own area by offering cardholders free or discounted entry to participating attractions across the North East. Eligible families will automatically receive their cards in April/May of each year.

Skills to Foster training 2018

Skills to Foster Training runs four times a year. The course consists of six sessions spread over three Saturdays.  These sessions are usually held in the Dolphin Centre Darlington. 

In addition are three specialist sessions on Wednesday evenings, where applicants meet health and education professionals and young people involved in improving services for looked after young people. 

Evening sessions are held in the Safeguarding Room, Central House Annexe, Gladstone Street.