Foster

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 […]
August 14, 2018
Foster carers get a letter from chief executive

Foster carers receive letter from The Fostering Network

The leading charity, The Fostering Network has written an open letter to its foster carers about the governments ‘Fostering Better Outcomes’ report. This was the government’s […]
August 10, 2018
Foster Understanding of IFAs

Foster care and the role of an independent fostering agency

In very simple terms, the role of an independent fostering agency is to place vulnerable children in foster homes. The ‘looked-after’ children are referred by a […]