Are you a newly approved foster carer and waiting for your first arrival? Here are some top tips for you from experienced carers!
Mockingbird is an innovative programme for delivering foster care which can bring significant benefits to the lives of fostered children and those who look after them. Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council has been part of the programme since its inception in 2015.
This is the second blog by author Cathy Glass looking at how anger can impact our lives and the lives of those that we care for. You can read the first blog here.
Children form part of the steering group of Walking Tall, where their views and experiences are used to guide the project’s development.
Foster carer champions are a group of volunteers who provide peer support for foster carers that need extra help or a good listening ear. The champions group meet monthly for training and support from The Fostering Network in Scotland.
Alex Sayers writes about the first year of social enterprise, Element, that runs creative arts projects with young people leaving the care system.
Foster carers help transform children’s lives. Many of these children will have experienced extremely traumatic starts to life and many will have been ill-treated.
Angela has been a foster carer for five years. She and her husband, Simon, specialise in looking after sibling groups aged four upwards. Here she shares some tips which have helped her when welcoming a new foster child into her home.
Last week The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland held our Fostering…the Future?