October 2, 2017

Foster care – statistics snapshot

Around 64,000 children are currently living with nearly 55,000 foster families across the UK every day. Currently this is nearly 80% of the 81,000 children in […]
September 29, 2017

A foster carers diary: ‘Football Mad’

Steve, a foster carer, writes… Summers here…that means it’s time to find the brolly and forget all about sun cream. Unless, of course, you are jetting […]
September 29, 2017

Foster care for asylum seeking children

A while ago, we wrote about the situation facing asylum seeking children. The situation remains largely the same: the looked after children population is made up […]
September 14, 2017

Foster care for sibling groups

Placing siblings in foster care is not a straightforward exercise: there are a good many factors that need to be taken into account. It is desirable […]