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
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.