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The Impact and Importance of ‘Making Memories’ Training

26 September 2023

At Family Fostering Partners, alongside our mandatory training, we are dedicated to further enhancing the skill set of our foster parents. Our ‘Foster Parent Training and Retention Manager’ Hannah Jones tells us about the importance of ‘Making Memories’ training, and the huge impact that this knowledge has for the children in our collective care. “We wanted to make…

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What’s on in South Wales this Halloween?

22 September 2023

If you are looking for something to keep your little werewolves and witches entertained this Halloween, then look no further! We have rounded up the most ghostly, spooky activities happening in South Wales this October 2023!   Halloween at Botanic Gardens  Join our friends at the Halloween Botanic Gardens from the 7th October – 3rd November for a self…

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What’s on in Hereford this Halloween?

22 September 2023

If you are looking for activities this Halloween to keep your little terrors entertained, then look no further!  Hereford has a wealth of fantastic spooky activities for children of all ages – including Family Fostering Partner’s annual Pumpkin Carving Competition!   SPOOKY GOODRICH CASTLE  There is plenty of spooky fun to be had at Goodrich Castle! On the 28th…

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Family Fostering Partners Easter Fun Day 2023!

20 April 2023

This time last week, we had a fantastic ‘Easter Family Fun Day’ held at Llanarthe Hall. Luckily the weather held out beautifully for us, and it was so lovely to see the children in our care and their families enjoying all the activities. From Pembrokeshire, Newport, Swansea, Cardiff, Barry, Carmarthen, Haverfordwest, Llanelli and Tenby, our fostering families came…

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Can I foster with pets?

14 March 2023

All children require a safe and nurturing environment for them to grow and thrive. Many people who are considering becoming foster parents may have pets in their homes, and they may wonder if it is possible to foster a child while also having pets. The simple answer is yes, you can foster if you have pets! Our foster…

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Easter Events in South Wales 2023

8 March 2023

As the Easter holidays approach, it's time to start planning some fun activities for the children. Luckily, there are plenty of Easter events taking place close to our offices to keep your little ones entertained. From egg hunts to craft workshops, here are some egg-ceptionally fun Easter events happening during half term! Spring Festival at the National Botanic…

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International Women’s Day 2023

1 March 2023

8th March 2023 marks International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating women’s achievements, and to raise awareness about discrimination. We are lucky enough to work with amazing, inspirational women every single day, and we are constantly in awe of the impact that they have on the looked after children in their care. They are not only incredible…

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LGBTQ+ History Month 2023

31 January 2023

At Family Fostering Partners, we encourage all our foster parents and staff to be their true authentic selves. This month, in recognition and celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month, we would like to debunk some of the myths about fostering as an LGBTQ+ person. Our aim is that the foster parents we support and train are as diverse as…

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Family Fostering Partners Thanks Local Hereford Businesses

15 August 2022

As our ‘Elephants on the Loose’ campaign draws to a close, we would like to say a huge thank you to all of the independent businesses in Hereford that helped us turn our vision into reality! Our aim as always is to spread the word about fostering, and the much-required need for foster parents in the towns, cities…

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Elephants on the loose in Hereford Town Centre!

8 August 2022

Elephants On The Loose In Hereford Town Centre! Somewhat overnight, it appears that the owners of Hereford’s town centre shops have been taken over by an abundance of elephants! But not the grey, big, noisy kind! The small, blue, soft, and adorable kind with a very important message… ‘Buttons The Foster Elephant’ is working hard around the town…

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We know that deciding to foster is a big decision and that you will naturally have plenty of questions. These may be regarding the process of becoming a foster carer, how we match a child with you and your family, or questions regarding the wider impact having a child come…

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How to tell a foster child they are leaving; saying goodbye to a foster child.

How to tell a foster child they are leaving  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…

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