LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week - Lorimer Fostering

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LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week

Posted on 8th March 2022 by

LGBT+ Adoption and Fostering Week

Are you part of the LGBT+ community and considering adopting or fostering? If so, LGBT+ Adoption & Fostering Week is a great time to start your process and find out more.

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week is run by New Family Social, the UK support group for LGBT+ Adopters and Foster Carers. Throughout the week there are lots of different in-person and online events to attend; plus lots of information and more available on the New Family Social website. New Family Social allows you to hear the stories of hundreds of other LGBT+ families and families-to-be on their adoption and fostering journeys.

You can even sign up for a free bronze membership with New Family Social; which provides you with access to their online agency and information session finder tools. You will also receive invitations to a small number of their basic public events.

Fostering for Lorimer

As an inclusive agency, Lorimer welcome people from all walks of life to join us in making a difference to the lives of young people. If you have the ability to love and care for a child, we want to hear from you. You can Foster a child if you are:

Many people mistakenly think that there are aspects of their lifestyle that will prevent them from fostering. You can foster a child if you are:

  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or heterosexual
  • Single, in a civil partnership, married or unmarried
  • A homeowner or living in rented accommodation
  • A parent or parents already
  • From any ethnic or religious background
  • Working, unemployed or retired
  • Any age (over 21)

Having a disability or a medical condition doesn’t exclude you from adopting or fostering either, as long as you are able to cope with parenting, you can become a foster parent. You can find out more about who can become a Foster Carer by clicking here.

Get in Touch

If you would like to get in touch with us there are various ways you can do so. Please either make an online enquiry or call us on 07938 575 738 to find out more! You can also submit your details using the form at the bottom of this page and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can!


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