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Championing children’s relationships in Scotland

The Fostering Network has been working in Scotland to raise awareness of children’s relationships with those who are important to them, including their former foster families and influence new legislation.

Netflix and chocolate are not the cure - the grief of goodbyes

Saying goodbye to children can be one of the most challenging aspects of being a foster carer.

In this blog, Vicki – a single mum of a 10-year-old boy and foster carer for the last seven years – talks about the grief she has felt when saying goodbye.

Following Gavin Williamson’s appointment as Secretary of State for Education in England under the new Prime Minister, chief executive of The Fostering Network, Kevin Williams, said: ‘We welcome the new Secretary of State to his role and hope that during his tenure he and his team will pay significant attention to foster care and the needs of looked after children. 

Campaigns blog - Next steps for Keep Connected

The relationship between fostered children and their former foster carers is increasingly being recognised as extremely important to the development and wellbeing of the child.

All About Fostering podcast

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Music (unless stated): "Heartwarming" Kevin MacLeod ( Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License 


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