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Movember
Movember

You may have spotted Mark P rocking an interesting moustache over on our Facebook and Twitter. However, fear not, this…

Safeguarding Series – Child Sexual Exploitation
Safeguarding Series – Child Sexual Exploitation

“Child sexual exploitation (CSE) is a hidden crime . . .people don’t want to talk about it”, says Kendra Houseman…

Is there room in your heart for one more?
Is there room in your heart for one more?

Our latest campaign asks the question ‘Is there room in your heart for one more?’ Fostering is so much more…

Summer Blitz
Summer Blitz

The ‘Summer holidays’ a phrase known to send shivers down the spines of parents across the country. The thought of…

Like my own?
Like my own?

A question that regularly arises between foster carers is – should I treat my foster children as my own? The…

What about me?
What about me?

What about me? This April is Stress Awareness Month, a month to bring public awareness of the causes of stress…

No Time Like the Present
No Time Like the Present

When you hear the word ‘foster carer’ it’s not surprising if you automatically have an idea of what that person…

World Book Day – The Power of Reading
World Book Day – The Power of Reading

Today is World Book Day, a day to celebrate all things books and promote reading.

#WorldBookDay – The Classics
#WorldBookDay – The Classics

As we are celebrating #WorldBookDay we have put together a list of children’s classics.

The Big Debate
The Big Debate

Last week, Sarah Anderson’s story came to the attention of many across the country as she began her fight for…