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The role of a Foster Carer

The Role of a Foster Carer   Foster carers offer children and young people a safe and caring home when they are unable to live with their birth family. This is often a child's first positive experience of family life. There are many different types of foster...

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Fostering Stories : Beth

Beth's Story   “Fostering for me was an adventure. Like any job it had its ups and its downs. When I say job, I do mean job. A job for me, my brother and sister, not just my mum and dad; we were all involved in various ways. It was just like having an extended family,...

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Summer Holiday : Activities for Children

Summer Holiday : Activities for Children   While the weather may not be showing signs of summer in all areas of the UK, the school holidays will soon be here and with them the challenge of finding stimulating things for you and your foster child to enjoy during...

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Making Your Home Feel Welcoming for a Foster Child

Making Your Home Feel Welcoming   Welcoming a foster child into your home for the first time can bring about a mix of emotions. You may feel anxious about what to expect, while at the same time be excited to finally start your fostering career. However, the child...

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What’s Life Like for Families who Foster?

What's Life Like for Families who Foster?   Every experience is different because no two families are the same and neither are the foster kids/young adults. Being a foster carer is like having another child in the home just on a temporary basis.    Don't change...

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What’s Life Like for Families who Foster?

What's Life Like for Families who Foster?   Every experience is different because no two families are the same and neither are the foster kids/young adults. Being a foster carer is like having another child in the home just on a temporary basis.  Don't change...

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