June 5, 2016

Fostering children is big business

As the number of children in state “care” stands at its highest level since the 1989 Children Act – last year it reached 69,540 in England alone – […]
May 27, 2016

Foster children must not be criminalised

Being in foster care should not result in yet another unfairness. Life is unfair. We all know this, but some things seem to push at the […]
May 20, 2016

Fostering latest – Foster Care Fortnight!

We are now half way through The Fostering Network’s  annual campaign ‘Foster care Fortnight’. The leading charity has run the campaign for nearly twenty years; its […]
May 19, 2016

Fostering: recruitment & retention

If you have an interest in fostering, you could be forgiven for being especially cynical when skimming recent headlines. The recurring themes of avarice and mendacity […]