Foster carers inhabit a strange world. It is one where black and white don’t exist in isolation but bleed into one another.
Kirk Hawksworth is a senior supervising social worker for TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) and has been delivering Fostering Changes training in recent years as part of the Confidence in Care Consortium.
There are times in life when all of us need a bit of support.
Leah shares her story of foster care, being separated from siblings and how her foster carers have supported her.
For many, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, with countless celebrations, decorations, good food and, of course, presents!
Sometimes I think I struggle to feel satisfied. When it comes to issues relating to fostering I always want things to be better. That’s what motivates me in my role at The Fostering Network. Occasionally, however, it’s good to take time to celebrate a success.
How two care experienced sisters shot for the moon with their very own fashion brand.
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.