Fostering Testimonies

Fostering Testimonies

Fostering Stories   My husband and I became Foster Carers in 2017. After the initial three months process, which wasn’t any easy thing to go through, we were approved as foster carers. Within one month of being approved, we had our first child placed with us and...
Who needs Fostering?

Who needs Fostering?

Who needs Fostering? There are now more children than ever coming into care. Around 30,000 more children come into care over the course of 12 months. Around two-fifths of the children in care are aged 11 to 15, and finding people with the right skills to look after...
Safety Tips for a Child in the Foster Home

Safety Tips for a Child in the Foster Home

Safety Tips for a Child in the Foster Home Electrical Appliances: It is extremely important to protect children from electrical hazards whilst in your care. You must ensure that appliance cords are kept out of reach of children, especially those connected to hot items...
Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us

Why Choose Us.  Listen to this page in audio format.   Family Works Fostering agency is steadily growing and progressive independent foster care agency in Essex providing quality and innovative family placements to children in care. Established in 2017, we...
Fostering Stories

Fostering Stories

Fostering Stories Listen to this page in audio format.   I thought about fostering for a really long time before committed myself to being a foster carer, and when I did, though I kicked myself for taking so long to do it, the feeling I got was overwhelming. ...
Men are good foster carers too

Men are good foster carers too

Men are good foster carers too Men play an important role in fostering and in the development of young lives. Children and young persons benefit from having a positive role model around whom they can trust. For many children in care living with a male foster carer...