Foster

October 26, 2018
Foster carer facts and figures

Foster care statistics and the number of carers still needed

The most recent statistics relating to foster care are below. Currently, over 65,000 children and young people are living with around 55,000 foster care families. This […]
October 25, 2018
Foster carers in Australia likely to benefit from trial

Foster care system in Australia poised to take a radical step

The foster care stock take conducted in the UK this year disappointed many. The leading foster care charity, The Fostering Network, labelled it a “missed opportunity.” […]
October 23, 2018
Foster carers can value school life

Foster a wider appreciation of what schools are able to offer

If you are a foster carer you will know just how important it is foster children are encouraged at school. But the  current reality is that […]
October 22, 2018
Foster care and promoting literacy

Foster the art of conversation as words clearly have a value

If you foster, it seems hardly a week goes by without some new set of statistics pointing to the fact that many of our children; despite […]