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A fantastic two weeks of celebration

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.

What to expect once you've become a foster carer

Fantastic, you’ve been through the process of pre-approval training, assessment and panel and now you’ve been approved as a foster carer. That’s great news. But what can you expect next?

Building strong and lasting bonds

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.

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children - the Refugee Council

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.

Care About Food

Dr Patricia Mucavele is Head of Nutrition at the Children’s Food Trust - a charity which supports anyone who provides food for children by sharing skills and knowledge from nutrition professionals to give them the confidence to cook tasty, healthy meals from scratch.

Making a difference

Richard is a single male gay foster carer who lives in London. This blog post was submittd some time back, but the messages undoubtedly remain the same.

How Fostering Achievement changes lives in Northern Ireland

The Fostering Network Northern Ireland is extremely proud to be making a huge difference to children by delivering the Fostering Achievement Scheme on behalf of the Health and Social Care Board and the Department of Education for Northern Ireland.

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