Welcome to Foster Care FortnightTM 2019 – the UK’s biggest annual fostering awareness campaign, developed and delivered by The Fostering Network.
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The theme of this year's Foster Care Fortnight was how foster care changes futures - the futures of fostered children and young people and the lives of the foster families who care for them.
Proud to foster and proud to support fostering. Here is Kevin Williams, The Fostering Network's chief executive, closing statement as Foster Care FortnightTM draws to an end after two fabulous weeks.
Kathleen Toner, director of The Fostering Network in Northern Ireland, what we are doing to celebrate Foster Care Fortnight in Northern Ireland and the future of foster care in the nation
Sean has been fostering with his wife, Marette, for many years in Northern Ireland. Marette has always worked in a childcare environment and from early in their marriage they had agreed that fostering was something they wanted to get involved in.
Shane Goodwin is a divisional manager for our corporate partners – Dreams. He is on a mission to raise as much money as possible for The Fostering Network this year.
Yvonne Kielt is a development worker for the Fostering Achievement scheme in Northern Ireland and in this blog describes how she has seen the positive influence the programme has had.
Hollie is a care leaver from Northern Ireland. in this blog she talks about her experiences of foster care and how it has transformed her life.
In this blog the director of The Fostering Network in Scotland, Sara Lurie, explains just what it takes to be a foster carer.
This blog summarises our Big Issue article from Issue 169 of Foster Care magazine about foster carers’ health and wellbeing.