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February 12, 2019
Foster Care in a new century

Foster care role needs to be redefined for the 21st century

Foster care was very much in the public eye last year. This should have represented a huge opportunity to reset public attitudes and perceptions about what […]
February 8, 2019
Foster Carers from LGBT+

Foster care to draw from the strength of the LGBT community

Foster carers are needed. This year the country is short of some 8,000 new fostering families. Where to look? Foster care has for a considerable period […]
February 6, 2019
Foster a different voice for care

Foster care finds a voice: Lemn Sissay remembers

Foster children and those who leave care need powerful advocates. People who have direct experiences of the foster care system. Foster care certainly affected Lemn Sissay. […]
February 5, 2019
Foster a new strategy for crisis

Foster care – is there a looming crisis in the country?

Ever since the foster care stocktake was released, we have solidly questioned its remit and motivations. Indeed, whilst it was being conducted, we questioned whether it […]