In this blog Craig, a development worker on our Fostering Achievement programme in Northern Ireland, highlights the physical and social benefits of sport and activities for children in foster care.
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Lucy Stevens works for a fostering service and fosters an unaccompanied asylum seeking child. In this blog Lucy talks us through her experiences of fostering.
Director of The Fostering Network in Wales, Colin Turner, gives an update of our work in Wales our new project Fostering Wellbeing.
James Foyle will be leading our new Muslim Fostering Project and in this blog touches on the importance of faith and identity in foster care.
In this blog Phil Jacob, The Fostering Network's fundraising and development manager, takes us through some of the great lengths our supporters have gone to in the name of raising money.
Melissa Green is the director of operations for The Fostering Network. In this blog Melissa highlights the importance of stability in foster care and how our Mocking programme is delivering it.
Lauren is the daughter of a foster carer and also one of our young champions in Scotland.
Diana Kilduff has been fostering for nearly five years with her family and specialises in looking after children with disabilities.
Judith Dennis is policy manager at the Refugee Council. In this blog she shares the Refugee Council's experience of working with unaccompanied asylum seeking children. Judith will be speaking at our West Midlands conference on 23 May.
Foster Care Fortnight™ is the UK’s biggest foster care awareness raising campaign, delivered by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. Established for almost 20 years, the campaign showcases the commitment, passion and dedication of foster carers. It also supports fostering services to highlight the need for more foster carers. Thousands of new foster families are needed every year to care for children, with the greatest need being for foster carers for older children, sibling groups, disabled children and unaccompanied asylum seeking children.