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#Children

A group of smiling people line dup with Karen Pavey in the centre
North Lincolnshire shines again: Outstanding support for care...
28 February 2024

North Lincolnshire continues to excel in the support for young people – with glowing praise from Ofsted for the exceptional…

Live Chat with your Fostering Team. Ask about fostering, supported lodgings or being fostering friendly today.
Could you be one question away from making a huge difference to...
12 February 2024

New technology means anyone interested in fostering can now talk straight away to a trained adviser via a chat hotline.…

Harley Young Racing in a Kart
Young person championing fostering is rewarded with Formula One...
13 December 2023

Fifteen-year-old karting racer Harley Young of HY Racing, recently won the children who foster award at the North Lincolnshire Council’s…

Make a difference, Join our Fostering Family this Christmas. Snowflakes, a christmas tree and illustrated children in the background of the image.
Give the brightest gift this year and become fostering friendly...
1 December 2023

The award-winning fostering team at North Lincolnshire Council are today launching their 12 days of fostering to highlight not only…

Illustrated young person in foster care with Illustrated houses with the text Become a Short Breaks + foster carer.
Become a Short Breaks Foster Carer and really make a difference...
6 November 2023

Great opportunity to join our team of Foster Carers who offer short breaks to children and young people with additional…

Three people sitting in a soft play area at St John's market
Brand-new soft play centre at St John’s Market unveiled
20 October 2023

A brand-new, free multi-level indoor soft play centre has been opened at St John’s Market in Scunthorpe. The bright and…

Male teacher with secondary school pupils
Applications open for bespoke teacher training programme
16 October 2023

Have you ever thought about a career in teaching? Applications are open for a high-quality, full-time, school-based teacher training programme,…

Fostering Film Any Of Us - showing behind the scenes.
Any Of Us can foster…because it really can be you who makes...
26 September 2023

Any Of Us can foster a child or young person, if they have a big heart to care. That is…

Harley stood next to the fostering banner, with his kart and helmet on the race track.
Fifteen-year-old racer Harley champions fostering in North...
22 September 2023

Young motorsport racer Harley Young aspires to not only be a racing champion but to champion the importance of fostering,…

Social Worker of the Year Awards 2023 - group picture including heads of service and Cllrs.
North Lincolnshire Council are in the running for a raft of top...
5 September 2023

The Fostering Team, Charlotte Spain and North Lincolnshire Council as an organisation have all been shortlisted for a prestigious award…

Childminder briefing sessions
£600 start up grant available for new childminders
16 August 2023

A brand-new scheme to drive up the number of Ofsted registered childminders within North Lincolnshire is backed by Government cash.…

Photo of three children playing in an indoor pool
Thousands of children enjoy free swimming sessions
9 August 2023

3,000 children have taken part in free swimming sessions across the six pools in North Lincolnshire. The figures come after…

Group of young children at nursery playing
Childcare payments rise by nearly 50 per cent for families on...
28 June 2023

Working families who get help with their childcare costs through Universal Credit are now able to access increased support with…

Pledge your support for Foster Care Fortnight. 15-28 May #fosteringcommunities
Pledge your support for Foster Care Fortnight
3 May 2023

To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight™ from 15 to 28 May 2023, North Lincolnshire Council’s Fostering Recruitment Team have pledged to…

Image with illustrations of foster families, and the words 'Join us for Foster Care Fortnight 15-28 May #FosteringCommunities'.
Get involved and join us for Foster Care Fortnight in North...
25 April 2023

To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight™ from 15 to 28 May 2023, North Lincolnshire Council’s Fostering Recruitment Team will be pledging…