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Fostering after retiring from the police

5 May 2022

A new beginning    Did you know that over the last 5 years there has been a 10% increase in the number of children coming into care in the UK? Family Fostering Partners are working hard to provide safe and stable homes for children of all ages. Could you join us and use your skills and experience to care…

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Fostering Agencies in Wales

18 April 2022

An introduction to us at Family Fostering Partners Our support for those new to fostering Transferring to Family Fostering Partners An Introduction to Us: We are an independent fostering agency that puts foster children first as we aim to provide them (and you) with all the support needed to allow them to grow and develop! At Family Fostering…

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Foster Care Wales

11 April 2022

What are the requirements for becoming a foster carer? Family Fostering Partners is proud to be a leading foster care agency in Wales, providing 24/7 support to both foster carers and foster children. The step-by-step Fostering Process At Family Fostering Partners, everything we do is centred around providing children in need with a healthy home environment that allows…

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Easter activities in South Wales 2022

5 April 2022

Easter activities in South Wales   The Easter holidays can be challenging, trying to keep children entertained and minimising the amount of chocolate that’s being eaten can be exceptionally tiresome task. In order to help with the task of wearing off some of the excess energy from the additional sugar, we have compiled a list of some of…

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Fostering in Swansea

29 March 2022

Llanelli-based Family Fostering Partners have a network of foster parents that initially covered Carmarthenshire, South and Mid Wales, but now covers the whole of Wales, and stretches across the border into Mid-West England. We've been putting families first and helping secure better futures for young people in Swansea since 2015 and have ranked as a Tier 1 foster…

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Fostering in Cardiff

22 March 2022

If you’re committed to opening your heart and your home to a vulnerable young person in Cardiff who needs your help, then Family Fostering Partners are ready to support you on that journey every step of the way. Based in Llanelli, Family Fostering Partners is the brainchild of our Managing Director, Judith Rees. Drawing on her own experiences…

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How to tell a foster child they are leaving

22 February 2022

When you foster with Family Fostering Partners, family comes first; the value of a familial bond is central to everything we do with our network of foster parents and the children in their care. It's no surprise then that when a foster placement ends, it's an emotional time, causing sadness and grief both for the family left behind…

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Become a foster parent

15 February 2022

With Family Fostering Partners If you're reading this article, chances are you're already in the process of giving serious thought to becoming a foster parent. The Family Fostering Partners network of foster parents spreads across Wales a nd Mid-West England, and they will all tell you the same thing: that deciding to foster is not an easy decision…

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Do foster carers pay tax?

18 January 2022

In a word – yes. When you take that courageous, altruistic step and decide to become a foste r parent, chances are you've turned your back on a regular salary, along with the security and stability that brings. Instead, as a professional foster carer, you are now required to register with HMRC as a self-employed person, opening up…

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Foster Care Benefits

11 January 2022

Deciding to become a foster parent and care for a child or young person who needs your help is a courageous and rewarding step, with many benefits for you and the child in your care. One of the most important deciding factors in becoming a foster parent, which we get asked about a lot, is the money: how…

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Fostering after retiring from the police

A new beginning    Did you know that over the last 5 years there has been a 10% increase in the number of children coming into care in the UK? Family Fostering Partners are working hard to provide safe and stable homes for children of all ages. Could you join us…

read more

Fostering Agencies in Wales

An introduction to us at Family Fostering Partners Our support for those new to fostering Transferring to Family Fostering Partners An Introduction to Us: We are an independent fostering agency that puts foster children first as we aim to provide them (and you) with all the support needed to allow…

read more