Foster parents wanted

POTENTIAL lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) foster parents are being encouraged to come forward by West Sussex County Council.

The council is holding an open evening on Tuesday, March 11, from 7pm-9pm, at Field Place, The Boulevard, Worthing, to provide an informal environment where LGBT people can discuss any questions they may have about the adoption/fostering process.

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Peter Evans, WSCC cabinet member for children-start of life, said: “A person’s marital status or sexuality simply isn’t as important as ensuring they can offer a safe, secure and stable home to a vulnerable child or young person.”

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