My wife and I are registered foster carers and are in favour of the amendment to the Children and Families Bill that would allow young people in foster care to remain with their carers until the age of 21, if both the young person and the carers were in favour of such an arrangement.
A foster carer tells the Fostering Network why they are supporting the Don't Move Me campaign.
A couple of weeks ago I posted a small piece on the social networking website Facebook saying that a child I was looking after had been tied to his chair as a punishment.
As Foster Care Fortnight closes, Jim Bond, president of the Fostering Network and foster carer, shares his thoughts on foster care.
On the final Saturday of Foster Care Fortnight 2013 Joanne, a foster carer from Scotland, wants to share her story of how she wasn't aware that she had made a difference until she received a surprise through her door.
My name is Pauline, I'm nearly 73 yrs old, and have fostered for West Sussex for 47 years.
Welcome to the second edition of the new Attracting and Keeping Carers blog.
Richard Field, 37, is a single male gay foster carer who lives in London. Previous to starting fostering, he worked in education 13 years and uses this knowledge to help him better support the children in his care. He has blogged about his fostering experiences for Foster Care Fortnight 2013.
Clare is a care leaver from the North East of England who has blogged about her experiences for Foster Care Fortnight 2013.
Krish Kandiah is a foster carer and Executive Director of the Evangelical Alliance. He has launched the “Home for Good” campaign to encourage Christians to play their part in finding loving homes for all the children in the UK who need one.