The Fostering Network Wales is pleased that the National Assembly for Wales recommendations to the Welsh Government has put a renewed focus on support for care leavers seeking employment, following our response to the National Assembly’s Enterprise and Business Committee’s inquiry on assisting young people into work last November.
The Fostering Network Wales has submitted its response to the Welsh Government’s consultation Talk to me 2: Draft Suicide and Self Harm Prevention Strategy and Action Plan for Wales, where we have set out the specific needs of children and young people in care and care leavers, and the importance of working with foster carers in addressing suicide and self-harm.
The UK’s leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network, is pleased to announce that Kevin Williams will be taking up the role of chief executive in early summer 2015.
LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week 2015 is taking place from Monday 2 March to Sunday 8 March 2015, and is run by the UK’s largest network for LGBT adopter’s and foster carers, the charity New Family Social.
Mockingbird uses the concept of a dedicated ‘hub home’ of specially recruited and trained carers offering respite care, peer support, regular joint planning and social activities to a ‘constellation’ of six to 10 families of foster and kinship carers living in close proximity.
London Fostering Achievement is inviting young people living with foster families who are members of The Fostering Network to share their artwork with us by entering our exciting new competition: The Transition Project!