The Fostering Network is a member of the Northern Ireland Anti-Bullying Forum.
[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
Scotland young champions, Lauren and Chloe, tell us what it's like being the daughters of foster carers as we celebrate Sons and Daughters Month.
My children were nine and seven when we started fostering. Like anyone who decides to foster, I was worried about the impact our decision might have on our family but particularly on my children.
"We are only limited by the extent of our imagination, and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.” So begins my book Happy Adults.
Read the latest blog from our campaigns team, featuring campaigns news from across the UK. Don't forget to also check out our new podcast, All About Fostering, which features our campaigns manager, Vicki Swain.
Mark Kerr is lead partner at the Centre for Outcomes of Care and lectures at the University of Kent. Predominantly he is a researcher and strategist who specialises in the development of evidence based service designs and associated outcome frameworks. Mark
Dr Karen Treisman is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the NHS and children’s services for several years.
This guest blog is by Ruby Lawrence from the Drive Forward Foundation which supports young care leavers to take charge of their futures and achieve their career goals.