Sean has been fostering with his wife, Marette, for many years in Northern Ireland. Marette has always worked in a childcare environment and from early in their marriage they had agreed that fostering was something they wanted to get involved in.
Shane Goodwin is a divisional manager for our corporate partners – Dreams. He is on a mission to raise as much money as possible for The Fostering Network this year.
Yvonne Kielt is a development worker for the Fostering Achievement scheme in Northern Ireland and in this blog describes how she has seen the positive influence the programme has had.
Hollie is a care leaver from Northern Ireland. in this blog she talks about her experiences of foster care and how it has transformed her life.
Joanna Oliver works in strategic development at Chrysalis Care, an independent fostering agency based in the London, serving London and the surrounding areas.
In this blog the director of The Fostering Network in Scotland, Sara Lurie, explains just what it takes to be a foster carer.
This blog summarises our Big Issue article from Issue 169 of Foster Care magazine about foster carers’ health and wellbeing.
In this blog Craig, a development worker on our Fostering Achievement programme in Northern Ireland, highlights the physical and social benefits of sport and activities for children in foster care.
Lucy Stevens works for a fostering service and fosters an unaccompanied asylum seeking child. In this blog Lucy talks us through her experiences of fostering.
Director of The Fostering Network in Wales, Colin Turner, gives an update of our work in Wales our new project Fostering Wellbeing.