More men wanted for fostering

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More male foster carers are being sought by Northumberland County Council.

In the run up to Father’s Day this weekend, the authority’s family placement service is looking for more male foster carers – whether they are single or part of a couple; and whether they would be the main carer or support the main carer.

Main foster carer, Marcus Nicholson, from south east Northumberland, said: “I always wanted to have the chance of working with children, and when I was made redundant it gave us the opportunity as a family to do something that makes a real difference to children.

 

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