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 – […]
May 27, 2016

Foster children must not be criminalised

Being in foster care should not result in yet another unfairness. Life is unfair. We all know this, but some things seem to push at the […]
May 20, 2016

Fostering latest – Foster Care Fortnight!

We are now half way through The Fostering Network’s  annual campaign ‘Foster care Fortnight’. The leading charity has run the campaign for nearly twenty years; its […]