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Sheffield launches foster care awareness campaign

Sheffield Council is encouraging more families to help change young people’s lives as part of Foster Care Fortnight. Foster carers in Sheffield look after more than 265 children but fostering homes are still needed in the city. Sheffield Live reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Diane Hamid who has fostered thirteen children over the past five years.

National campaign highlights children in need of adoptive families

National Adoption Week is designed to raise awareness of the number of children in need of a loving home. The week long campaign aims to encompass all aspects of adoption, including the challenges of adoptive parenting, stories of adopted children and those of others whose life has been touched by adoption. Sheffield Live! reporter Azz Mohammed spoke to Liz Coates, assistance service manager at the adoption and fostering service.