Writer, foster carer and adopter, Petrina Banfield, was so captivated by the case files kept by hospital almoners in the 1920s – and their link to modern fostering - that she wrote a book about their work.
Meet our new campaigns and engagement officer, find out more about the 30 hours free childcare for fostered children in England, read how we're responding to Fostering Better Outcomes, discover what's happening at the care review in Scotland and see how you can get involved in our 2018 State of t
Before I joined The Fostering Network as its chief executive, one of the things I most admired the organisation for – indeed, I sometimes wish I had been its chief executive at the time – was it leading the campaign to give young people the right to stay living with their former foster carers unt
In this fictional account, follow the Caregivers as they navigate the ups and downs of foster care, chronicling a journey full of surprises as they come to terms with their new role.
The novelist Harry Leon Wilson once wrote, 'Golf has too much walking to be a good game, and just enough game to spoil a good walk.'
Jacqueline Heaney, careleaver-turned-social worker, gives us some valuable insights into the world of fostering and what we can do to improve the experience for everyone involved.
On a glorious Saturday morning in June, Philip Jacob, funding and development manager at The Fostering Network, joined a happy throng of around 180 of our members, supporters, staff, friends, and family, all gathered to celebrate our fifth Foster Walk London.
Step Up Step Down is The Fostering Network’s programme to help prevent children who are on the periphery of the care system in Northern Ireland from being taken into care, and instead supporting them to stay within their own homes.
In the final instalment of our young champions blog, we hear from Amy and Lauren.
Mrs Caregiver is a former nursery school teacher who lives with her husband and two sons.