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What is Fostering?

Fostering or foster care, is a way of providing a safe and loving family home for children who cannot, for whatever the reason, live with their own parents. Foster families open their homes and hearts to children in need, and share their family life with them.

Foster care is sometimes used as a temporary solution whilst problems within the birth family are resolved, or plans for adoption are completed. For many other children, fostering provides a permanent family environment where they can stay until they are old enough to live independently.

At Family Fostering Partners, many of our placements are long term, providing foster carers with a real opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of children in their care.

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Getting Started

Most of our foster parents tell us that they have thought about it for years before making the decision to take a first step towards fostering, and we can truly understand the reasons why families wait so long before deciding they are ready to learn more. There are probably a…

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Family Fostering Partners on Rhondda Radio

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…

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