Could you be a fostering hero?

During Fostering Fortnight, Lambeth Council are appealing to the community – now, more than ever we need new people to come forwards and apply to become foster carers.

Fostering during lockdown comes with unique challenges, but despite this, local heroes such as Alex featured here, are welcoming vulnerable children into their homes. Read about her story and others at

Here you can also register to join the team’s online Q&A on Thursday 21 May to hear from specialists and have all your questions about fostering answered.