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Month: March 2019

Deciding to Foster

28 March 2019

You may already be wondering whether fostering is something that you could do but need an opportunity to learn more and to ask questions before you decide.   Fostering is a fantastic way of providing a safe and nurturing environment for children and young people when they are unable to live with their birth family. Foster parents are…

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Duties and rules, explaining fostering

26 March 2019

If you are thinking of becoming a foster carer and want to explain your plans to family and friends, you might find it helpful if you have an outline of the roles and responsibilities that foster parents undertake to help you describe what you would like to do. In reality of course it is very difficult to find…

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World Maths Day

6 March 2019

Tomorrow (7th of March) is World maths day therefore we thought it would be a good opportunity to talk about the importance of educational support to children and young people who are being looked after. School can be stressful for all children, but for children who are being looked after and who may have had several schools changes…

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LGBT fostering and adoption week 2019

1 March 2019

Family Fostering Partners are delighted to be able to highlight the fact that the first full week of March is LGBT Fostering and Adoption week. This is a great opportunity to spread the word about some of the amazing work members of the LGBT community do in improving the lives of children in care. It is also an…

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What's new at

Family Fostering Partners?

Vacancy: Link Worker

Our Parent and Child Fostering service is growing, and in addition to always looking for new families to work in this specialised field, we are also looking to recruit a confident individual, who has experience of working with children and families, to join us as a Link Worker.   You…

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Short Break Fostering

What is short break fostering? Short break fostering is a type of part-time care, similar to respite foster care. Short break carers will look after a child temporarily for a limited amount of time, this may be for a week or two in school holidays, or perhaps on weekends. The…

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