Kathleen Toner, director of The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland, has written this blog for Foster Care Fortnight
Currently 65,000 children in the UK are living with foster carers. Thousands more foster families are needed this year to give every child who comes into care a stable and loving home. If you think you have what it takes to change a child’s future, keep reading.
Our director in Wales, Colin Turner, shares his thoughts for our day of focus on Wales
Fostering is one of several care options that offers children a home when they are unable to live with their birth family.
Welcome to Foster Care FortnightTM 2019 – the UK’s biggest annual fostering awareness campaign, developed and delivered by The Fostering Network.
I was recently asked by a woman’s magazine to write a short article about some of the most harrowing situations I had faced. It’s reproduced below. It was only when I’d written the article and reread it that I realized my most harrowing situations all related to fostering.
Having been adopted myself and then going on to work in foster care, I know how important good relationships are for looked after children and young people.
We love putting our best foot forward and striding out on a Foster Walk!
In this blog Susan Soar from our Fostering Potential programme looks at some of the research evidence around the benefits of adults and children reading
Joe is one of the many teenagers who turned their life around entirely after coming into foster care. He came a long way from not having a dream to now wanting to take on Sir Ben Ainslie, one of his biggest role models.