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Black History Month 2021

1 October 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 with, and to continue to learn about their…

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Foster Care Information for Prospective Carers

30 September 2021

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 we know that can be overwhelming! However, if…

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Mother and Baby Fostering Allowances

30 September 2021

Are you looking for a career like no other? Mother and baby fostering might be just that. If you want to give back to your local community by helping those who are most vulnerable, then this type of foster care may be highly suited to you. While the most common type of foster care involves looking after a…

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Mother and Baby Fostering – Why You Should Consider It!

25 August 2021

Are you already a foster carer looking for a new independent fostering agency and a new challenge? Or, are you completely new to fostering and particularly interested in fostering babies and very young children? Then, mother and baby foster care could be the perfect career option for you!  Mother and baby fostering allows you to look after a baby or a…

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Foster Care Bedroom Requirements Explained

29 July 2021

If you’re new to fostering, you may find the rules regarding a spare bedroom a bit confusing. Family Fostering Partners want there to be no barriers for prospective carers who are interested in fostering, that’s why we’ve taken the time to put together this article to explain exactly why you need a spare bedroom, why it’s important, and…

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Parent and Child Fostering Training

29 July 2021

Those interested in early child care may have the skills and interests to make excellent parent and child foster carers. This type of role is especially suited to those with previous experience of caring for a newborn or toddler, but this is not a necessity. In the most part, this type of foster care is ideal for people with lots of patience and lots…

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Foster Carer Pay & Benefits

29 June 2021

Choosing to become a foster carer is a big step. It can be a life changing decision that has an impact on every aspect of your day to day experience. That being said, many choose to foster because of the amazing benefits the role offers you and your family. It differs from traditional careers where you may work…

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Can You Foster a Baby?

28 June 2021

Many prospective carers are interested in fostering babies and very young children. When people think of foster care, they often imagine a young child who needs their care. While this can be the case, fostering babies is not as common as you might think. In all instances, social workers will do their best to keep children with their…

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What Disqualifies You From Being a Foster Parent UK

28 May 2021

Becoming a foster parent is an amazing thing to do and you shouldn’t let worries or concerns about not being right for the role prevent you from taking the first step and approaching an independent fostering agency, like Family Fostering Partners! If you’re new to foster care and considering applying, you may be wondering if you’re suitable and…

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Parent and Child Fostering Payment

27 May 2021

Looking for a career change? Want to earn a competitive pay package whilst performing a valuable role that actually makes a difference in the world? If this sounds like you, then parent and child fostering might be the perfect career choice for you! What is parent and child foster care? Parent and child foster carers provide vital support…

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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…

read more

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…

read more