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Category: News

Church Road Seven Sisters Blast Support Fund

17 July 2020

We, like so many others, were heartbroken when we heard of the recent explosion on Church Road at Seven Sisters. If the incident has passed you by then you can read more about it here on the BBC’s website.   Our work takes us to cities, towns, and villages across South Wales, and Seven Sisters is no exception.…

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The Story of Dr Paul Stephenson OBE

8 June 2020

    At Family Fostering Partners we enjoy taking the time to thank and congratulate the amazing foster carers who dedicate their lives to helping achieve the very best outcomes for the children and young people in their care, but the quote below is not dedicated to a foster carer. It is not dedicated to an individual who…

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Tough times never last, but tough people do

31 March 2020

- Robert H. Schuller The coronavirus has brought tough times for everyone: from health issues be they physical or mental, to job loss and economic hardship. Everyone is affected in some way and to some degree, so I would just like to thank and publicly acknowledge our staff and foster carers for the resilience they have shown in…

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10 very good reasons to foster with us

1 January 2020

The Fostering Network has decided to start 2020 with a bang, and to draw attention to the need for more than 550 additional foster carers in Wales. They aim to remind people of the importance of fostering, and the difference it can make to children’s lives. The campaign comes at a time when statistics suggest that more children…

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We’re officially Number 1 AGAIN.

6 September 2019

We’re officially Number 1 AGAIN. For the 4th year in a row we are excited to announce that we have been ranked in the top Tier of the All Wales Fostering Framework. This is a reflection of the high-quality care, support and training that we offer to the children in our care, the foster parents that we work…

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Family Fostering Partners on Rhondda Radio

20 June 2019

As part of our aim to increase the number of foster carers across South Wales we are excited to announce that we have teamed up with Rhondda Radio to spread the word about fostering and how to become a foster carer. Our elephant mascot Blue will be on the airwaves every day this week encouraging more amazing people…

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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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Look back at 2018

9 January 2019

Round up of 2018 It’s been a very exciting year for everyone in Family Fostering Partners not least of all because we have welcomed a significant number of new carers into our family, and we look forward to welcoming many more in the year ahead. We have LOVED touring in our Elevan and attending events across South Wales…

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Latest figures on looked after children in Wales

10 December 2018

The latest figures from the Welsh Government show an 8% increase in the number of children in care in Wales compared to the previous year. In response to these new figures, Colin Turner the director of Fostering Network reiterated our call for more families across Wales to open their homes and hearts and offering a child a stable…

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Parent and Child Fostering is a career like no other

A mother and baby foster placement is a specialist type of fostering where parent, typically a mother and baby, often a young mother and newborn baby, comes to stay with you for between four and six months. The parent will need some extra help and advice to show that they…

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Fostering Information for Prospective Carers

If you’re new to fostering and taking the first steps to research and find out more about foster care, it can feel quite daunting. There is tons of information out there and it can be hard to know where to start. Becoming a foster carer is an important decision and…

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