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August 15, 2018
Foster understanding of IFAs 2

Foster care: the functions of an independent fostering agency 2

Independent fostering agencies (IFAs) have as their main functions – recruiting, assessing, approving, supporting and training people interested in becoming foster carers. The foster carers’ agencies […]
August 14, 2018
Foster carers get a letter from chief executive

Foster carers receive letter from The Fostering Network

The leading charity, The Fostering Network has written an open letter to its foster carers about the governments ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’ report. This was the government’s […]
August 10, 2018
Foster Understanding of IFAs

Foster care and the role of an independent fostering agency

In very simple terms, the role of an independent fostering agency is to place vulnerable children in foster homes. The ‘looked-after’ children are referred by a […]
August 10, 2018
Foster carers need a world class education system

Foster carers need to rely on a properly funded education system

Foster carers have an especially challenging task in helping to support disadvantaged children make the most of what the education system has to offer. These youngsters […]