West Suffolk is one of the six unitary authorities in England. The area covers an area of 1,414 km2 and has a population of 356,917 (2011 Census). The county town is Bury St Edmunds.
West Suffolk is bordered by Suffolk to the south, Cambridgeshire to the south-east, Essex to the east, and Norfolk to the north. The River Stour flows through the county, and the Suffolk Coast and Heaths National Park lie to the southwest. The county also includes the villages of Aldeburgh, Beccles, Bury St Edmunds, Felstead, Great Dunmow, Halesworth, Ipswich, Lowestoft, Melton, Netley, Newmarket, Orford, Peterborough, Rowley Regis, Sudbury, Thetford, Wenhaston and Woodbridge. Individuals are attracted to its market and Georgian engineering, shops, relaxation and social offices.
There are a number of organizations and groups in West Suffolk that can help to foster children. These groups often have a number of children who need a home and will provide both the child and their foster parents with all the support they need.
If you are interested in fostering a child, there are a number of things you should do first. You should speak to the organization or group you are considering fostering with, to find out what steps they need you to take in order to become a foster parent. You should also make sure you have a good understanding of the child’s needs and what you can offer them.
Fostering can be a great way to give a child a new, safe home and provide them with the support they need. If you are interested in fostering a child, please speak to an organization or group in West Suffolk first.