Fostering

November 20, 2018
Foster carer Paula shares her story

Foster carers lead busy lives as Paula from Luton explains

Paula became a foster carer after a career in estate agency: “the weekend working and irregular late evenings began to take their toll” – she told […]
November 15, 2018
Foster care needs resources

Foster care and the pressure for more resources mounts

Foster care service providers are now very much in the front line as the numbers of children coming into care rise. What exacerbates the situation is […]
November 6, 2018
Foster carers have busy lives 1

Foster carers lead busy lives Gail and Mike and two teenagers

Gail and Mike have now been foster carers for almost seven years. At the moment they are providing a foster home for two teenage brothers – […]
November 2, 2018
Therapeutic foster care and managing trauma

Foster carers trained therapeutically & teachers handle trauma

Sixty-five per cent of children now coming into care – some going straight to foster carers – have experienced some degree of trauma. This is the […]