foster parents

August 23, 2018
Foster care - summary facts

Foster care: a summary of what parenting involves

As a foster carer, you are responsible for providing a stable, secure and safe home for a young person who can’t live with their own family. […]
August 22, 2018
Foster care: small details are important

Foster care: maintaining the dignity of a child is paramount

In life, as they say, “it’s often the little things that count”. For foster children experiencing the upset and dislocation of being moved from their birth […]
August 16, 2018
Foster care needs an awareness campaign

Foster care must have a public awareness campaign 1

This year 6,800 new foster families are needed – according to the latest figures from The Fostering Network. So a lot of children are in a […]
August 15, 2018
Foster understanding of IFAs 2

Foster care: the functions of an independent fostering agency 2

Independent fostering agencies (IFAs) have as their main functions – recruiting, assessing, approving, supporting and training people interested in becoming foster carers. The foster carers’ agencies […]