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?
The nights are drawing in but we never stop campaigning to improve foster care! Welcome to the latest campaigns blog.
[This blog by our chief executive, Kevin Williams, first appeared on Huffington Post.] One of the biggest changes in working with looked after children over the 30 or so years that I have been working within the sector is the recognitio