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Can i foster?

‘I want to become a foster carer but want to know what are the requirements’ that’s a question I hear over the phone at least 3 times a day. There […]

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Why do you do it?

Whenever we go to parties or have extended family around, we always get asked  “Why do you do it?” Even at work, we get asked questions like why did you foster? […]

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Fostering in festive times

There’s a variety of experiences that make fostering one of the best things you could possibly do. It is an accumulation of experiencing little moments; They can be anything like the first […]

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Testing the boundaries

After hosting a training session with a foster carer we struck up a conversation on how they were getting on and they told me that there’s always something to think […]

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What is Staying Put?

Is Staying Put different to foster care? When a foster child turns 18 they are no longer classed as a foster child. if they decided to stay put with their […]