Ap­peal for fos­ter par­ents

Rutherglen Reformer - - News - Niki Ten­nant

Ruther­glen shop­pers are to be re­minded of the ur­gent need for the re­cruit­ment of fos­ter and adop­tive par­ents to care for chil­dren who can­not live with their birth fam­i­lies.

South La­nark­shire Coun­cil Fam­ily Place­ment Team will be in the Ruther­glen Ex­change Shop­ping Cen­tre on Wed­nes­day Oc­to­ber 24 be­tween 11am and 4pm to raise aware­ness among lo­cal fam­i­lies.

The team will have a stall and will be hand­ing out leaflets at the cen­tre in a bid to re­cruit more fos­ter car­ers and adop­tive par­ents for South La­nark­shire chil­dren.

An open evening will also be held for any­one in­ter­ested in fos­ter­ing on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 7 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at South La­nark­shire Coun­cil HQ, Al­mada Street, Hamil­ton.

Al­ter­na­tively, call 0303 123 1008 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

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