Fostering children

August 21, 2018
Foster care stocktake appraised

Foster care: taking stock of ‘the fostering stocktake’

How does real change come about? Not just in the world of foster care – but any sphere of life. Often, it is the result of […]
August 20, 2018
Foster care begin an awareness campaign

Foster care must have a public awareness campaign 2

We had a foster care stock take in 2018. This was a huge opportunity to identify key issues and then usher in important changes. These are […]
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 […]