Fostering children Make a difference

Fostering children Make a difference

Fostering children – Make a difference as a foster carer. The right fostering placement can completely transform children’s lives. It can be the make or break point for them and equally it can be devastating for a young person to be put into the wrong situation. Fostering is incredibly important for families in crisis. Who […]

How to foster children

How to foster children

People interested in becoming foster carers do not need any special qualifications to be a foster carer. It is their personal qualities which are most important and fostering agencies will support and prepare applicants through all stages in the fostering process. Similarly, if people have worked with children or have qualifications in childcare, their personal […]

Fostering children

Fostering children

Can you deal with all the problems that come with fostering children? Fostering children is not just about having good parenting skills or being able to provided good enough care for vulnerable children, it is also about understanding enough about the rights and responsibilities of foster children and foster carers. Foster care is therefore ‘Parenting […]

Fostering Children Agencies

Fostering Children Agencies

There is a choice of over 700 Fostering Agencies however, it is recommended that you choose one that is within a fifty miles radius of your home to ensure you get the best support. Bear in mind that there can be a lot of travelling involved in the fostering process, from  your initial meeting with […]

Quality foster carers

Quality foster carers

Quite simply, foster children deserve to be looked after by the best people society has to offer and all the evidence points to foster carers as being the best alternative care service for children who cannot live with their family. The best foster carers naturally have children’s welfare as their priority and have the potential […]

Assessment and fostering

Assessment and fostering

Questions and answers Do I need any special qualifications to be a foster carer? No, it is your personal qualities which are of more importance to us and we will support and prepare you for all stages in the fostering process. Similarly, if you have worked with children or do have qualifications in childcare your […]

Foster carer assessment

Foster carer assessment

Fostering Services Regulations 2002 prescribes the statutory framework for the assessment of prospective foster carers in the UK. Amongst the requirements of this regulation are the needs to obtain the information as to the prospective foster carer and other members of their household and family, interview at least two personal referees nominated by the applicant […]

Foster carers get their own lifestyle magazine

Foster carers get their own lifestyle magazine

The first of its kind, each issue is packed with a variety of news, views and features on a range of issues affecting looked after children and their foster carers. This quarterly, 48 page magazine crosses the two genres of parenting magazines and the more informative care magazines. As a parenting magazine it has features […]