FASD (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder) affects children in care disproportionately, but it's little understood.
Daisy Elliott, our policy and research officer, follows up with Professor Beth Neil about her research into facilitating contact during lockdown.
My name is Elle. I am a 19 year old, currently in a ‘staying put’ arrangement and living the lockdown life.
Educating at home poses a challenge to many families currently.
Colin Turner is the Director of The Fostering Network in Wales and himself a foster carer. He has written this blog for FCF20.
Sara Lurie, director of The Fostering Network in Scotland, reflects on the challenges that the coronavirus has posed to fostering, and how foster families and the children and young people in their care have risen to those challenges.
Almost three quarters of the children in care looked after away from home are in foster care, and that is one reason why raising awareness of the phenomenal contribution of the fostering community is so important. And that’s where Foster Care FortnightTM comes in…
Emma Newey has been the recruitment and engagement officer for the fostering team at Bury Council for eight years. In this blog Emma writes about their ambassador scheme and how it benefits the service, foster carers and children in foster care.
When Walt became a foster carer in 2016 for Islington Fostering, fostering had been playing on his mind for quite some time.