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Foster Care and Attachment

26 February 2021

What is attachment? When we speak about attachment in children, it refers to the bond between someone who needs care and their caregiver. If a child or young person is distressed or in danger, they will look to that attachment figure for help and comfort.  In babies, attachment bonds are formed with the caregiver, no matter how good,…

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Single Foster Parent FAQs

27 January 2021

Family Fostering Partners love single foster parents! Families come in all shapes and sizes and we think that that’s something to be celebrated. We value our carers for their amazing personalities, their commitment to providing a loving home, and for the warmth and friendliness they bring to our community and team.  Relationship and marital status does not matter…

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What Happens When a Child is…

19 December 2020

If you’re new to fostering and considering a career as a foster carer, you may be wondering what happens when a child is taken into care, the reasons why this may happen, and the process that takes place for a child or young person to end up in the care of a foster family. You may also be…

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Fostering Babies – The Facts

29 November 2020

Many people are drawn to the idea of fostering babies. In their very nature, newborn babies and toddlers are vulnerable and defenceless, and this brings about a primal urge in others to care for them, love them, and ensure they are safe. Unfortunately, it is the case that carers are needed for babies who can no longer stay…

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