Children’s Assistive Technology Service Our Assistive Technology service is available for children across a range of settings and services. Fostering - including private fostering Find out about fostering, private fostering and our new scheme for young people in care, No Wrong Door. Adoption All kinds of children need adopting - from toddlers and young school-age children to siblings who need to stay together. Core offer to care leavers The core offer to care leavers in North Yorkshire: all the services and support in one place to help you achieve what you want from life. Young carers - support and advice Young carers are people under 18 who offer substantial, regular, help to a family member who has a disability, mental health, drug or alcohol issue. Children and family care Useful documents to download including information and support for looked-after children and about fostering and care. Short breaks for disabled children and young people Short breaks are available to families to provide a break from caring for a disabled child and for the child to have a break from their carers. Education support for looked after children We have a specialist support team that aims to improve the educational results of looked after children. Hospice care for children Children's hospices provide specialist respite and terminal care for children suffering from life-limiting conditions. We care because you matter As corporate parents we are responsible for ensuring that looked after children and care leavers get the best possible opportunities in life.