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February 2004
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If you're thinking about fostering or adopting kids that have been in care, these local numbers and website links will be help you.

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Taking Care

FACTS

25% of care leavers have a baby by the age of 16.

50% of care leavers are unemployed.

20% of care leavers are homeless.

26% of prisoners in England and Wales have been care as children.

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The Orange Grove Foster Care Agency

The Orange Grove Foster Care Agency, The Studio, Stables Lane, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, LS23 6BX.
www.theorangegrove.co.uk
01937 849070

Adoption NCH Yorkshire

Adoption NCH Yorkshire, 11 Queen Square, Leeds
www.nchafc.org.uk
00113 242 9631

Foster Care Associates

Foster Care Associates: Facing children with learning difficulties Asdell Grove, 60 Westbourne Road, Sheffield, S10 2QU
www.fostercareassociates.co.uk
0800 085 2225

Bradford Council

Bradford City Council, Department of Social Services. Adoption and Fostering.
www.bradford.gov.uk
01274437343

Calderdale Council

Calderdale Metropolitan Borough Council, Department of Social Services. Adoption and Fostering.
www.calderdale.gov.uk
01422 353279

Kirklees Council

Kirklees Council of Social Services. Adoption and Fostering.
www.kirkleesmc.gov.uk/
01924 483707 or 0800 3890086

Wakefield Council

Wakefield Metropolitan Borough Council Department of Social Services. Adoption and Fostering
www.wakefield.gov.uk
01924 302 160

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