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Month: October 2020

Independent Fostering Agencies vs Local Authorities – What’s the Difference?

22 October 2020

If you’re new to fostering, you may be wondering what the difference is between independent foster agencies and local authorities. As a new or prospective carer, you have the choice whether to register with your local authority (LA) or with an independent fostering agency (IFA), such as Family Fostering Partners!  Local councils are legally responsible for the safeguarding…

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Foster Care Requirements

22 October 2020

Fostering is an extraordinary thing to do, and often, it’s just normal people going out of their way to change children’s lives and make a difference in society. It is a common misconception that there are loads of rules and requirements surrounding being a foster parent. In fact, there are only a few essential factors that you need…

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Black History Month 2021

As part of our work with the local Authorities across Wales we receive referrals for children from a wide array of backgrounds and ethnicities. This presents us with the challenge of ensuring that every child or young person is placed with a foster family who can help them feel connected…

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Foster Care Information for Prospective Carers

Have you been considering life as a foster carer? If fostering has caught your interest and you want to find out more about it, you’ve come to the right place! It can feel like there’s tons of information out there when it comes to foster care and fostering agencies, and…

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