Fostering Information Event, Black Country Boating Festival


14 - 15 Sep 2024


8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Join Family Care fostering information’s event as we attend the Black Country Boating Festival on September 14th/15th 2024! Come along and enjoy the fun, whilst learning about how you can become a foster carer with Family Care!
The Black Country Boating Festival is an annual boating and community festival held on the Dudley No2 Canal at the Bumblehole Local Nature reserve. Come along and have fun with trade and craft stalls, fun fair, real ale bar, boat trips, classic vehicle’s, live music, dog show and lots more!

How do our fostering information events work?

Discover where and when our drop-in sessions will be by checking our events calendar. Here, you will be provided with the time, location, and information on the nearest car parks to the venue.

Follow ourFacebook page to be reminded of upcoming events, as well as the relevant information for each event. We aim to make our fostering information events as relaxed and stress-free as possible for anyone curious about attending them.


What happens after a fostering information event?

If you feel you would like more information about any fostering-related queries you may have from these events, feel free to leave your contact details, and a member of our fostering team will call at a time that’s most convenient for you. (Your data will be held in accordance with GDPR regulations and won’t be shared with anyone outside our organisation)

We would like to stress- there is no obligation for you to continue with the process at any point during your application.

We understand that making the decision to become a foster carer can be a life-changing one, and this is why we respect and value your decision, whatever you decide.


We can’t wait to see you at the Black Country Boating Festival on the 14th and 15th September!


Black County Boating Festival
Bumble Hole Local Nature Reserve St Peter's Rd, Dudley
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Free ticket
Available Tickets: 100
The "Free ticket " ticket is sold out. You can try another ticket or another date.

Enquiry Submitted

Thank you for your enquiry about fostering with Family Care! 

Our fostering team will be in touch soon with more information.  No question is a silly question so please be sure to ask us anything!

Phone: 0800 5 677677

Application Submitted

Thank you for your interest in this role, your application has been received by our HR team and is being reviewed.  

We endeavor to reply to all candidates, but if you have not heard back from us within 5-working days, unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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