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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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Top Tier Fostering Agency for 3rd Year in a Row

24 August 2018

We’re excited to be able to announce that Family Fostering Partners has once again been ranked as Tier 1 in the Wales Fostering Framework. This is now the third year in a row where we’ve been placed in the top tier due to the high-quality care and support that we deliver to the young people entrusted to our…

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Supporting the LGBT community

20 June 2018

Shocking new figures released by Stonwall Cymru today show that 34% of LGBT employees in Wales hid or disguised their sexuality at work, this figure rises to 45% when it comes to people who identify as transgender.   These are truly upsetting and shameful statistics. Every employer, large or small has a role to play in supporting their…

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Why Foster?

If you’re here, you may already be thinking about fostering. If you’re looking for some reasons why you should consider applying to become a carer, then you’ve come to the right place. Our carers tell us they love being a foster parent with Family Fostering Partners, here are the top…

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What is Foster Care Like?

If you’re thinking of becoming a foster parent, you may be wondering what foster care is really like? Our foster families love the opportunity foster care provides for them and the wonderful children and young people they get to share their lives with. It’s an amazing thing to do and…

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