June 20, 2016

Foster care and cross cultural placements

Providing foster care in 2016 is becoming increasingly challenging. With the current shortage of foster carers in the system, culturally matched placements are becoming harder to […]
June 10, 2016

Foster a different attitude…

At Rainbow Fostering, we want more people to foster in Birmingham and this story will undoubtedly have its fallout. It was recently announced that Birmingham’s children’s […]
June 9, 2016

To foster then adopt has repercussions

Another pressure on the supply of foster carers. The nationwide shortage of foster carers is unsurprisingly mirrored by a shortage of people across the country willing […]
June 5, 2016

Fostering children is big business

As the number of children in state “care” stands at its highest level since the 1989 Children Act – last year it reached 69,540 in England alone – […]