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.
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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?
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
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.
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.
This remarkable essay was written by Adam, a 19-year-old university student in Scotland.
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.
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.
Tor Docherty, the chief executive of New Family Social, has written a blog about perceived barriers, and the reality of becoming a foster carer, for the LGBT community.
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.