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Getting Started:

Welcome to the City of York Foster Carer’s Handbook

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The City of York Foster Carer’s Handbook contains a range of resources to provide advice and support for both new and established foster carers. It covers the day-to-day issues you may face in your role as a foster carer, as well as containing helpful guidelines and information on procedures and good practice.