The Fostering Network Wales, in partnership with City of Cardiff Council, is hosting a free support event for City of Cardiff foster carers on Wednesday 11 February. 

The Fostering Network has welcomed the publication of a report by the Care and Social Services Inspectorate Wales (CSSIW) on the national inspection of safeguarding and care planning of looked after children and care leavers who exhibit vulnerable or risky behaviours. 

The Fostering Network Wales and the British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) would like to welcome Professor Sally Holland as she begins her role as the new Children’s Commissioner for Wales.

Today The Fostering Network welcomed The Duchess of Cambridge to a roundtable discussion and special tea party reception to celebrate foster care across the UK.

You can support our work helping foster carers and children thrive by texting Care00 £5 to 70070 to make a £5 donation. Alternatively, you can donate online.

The Fostering Network is delighted to welcome The Duchess of Cambridge to an event hosted by the charity at Islington Council to celebrate the work of foster carers in providing support to vulnerable young people on Friday 16 January.
A guide for young people to help them navigate staying put, the statutory duty for local authorities in England which enables young people to continue to live with their foster carers until 21 if both parties wish, has been published.

The Fostering Network Wales has submitted its response to the Welsh Government’s Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into substance misuse, recommending a range of measures including the provision of core training for foster on how to recognise signs of substance misuse.

We would like to congratulate three members of The Fostering Network who have received New Year honours.