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Reasons a child is removed from…

21 December 2021

Family Fostering Partners' network of foster parents dedicates their lives to giving vulnerable young people the very best start in life. Through their love, support, nurture and encouragement, children and young people (under 18-years-old) learn to adjust, cope, trust and build confidence in themselves and their surroundings once more. A long-term placement with a foster family is usually…

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Long Term Foster Parents Rights

10 December 2021

There are various types of fostering, such as “emergency”, “short-term” or “parent and child”, in addition to long-term placements. Here, we look at long-term fostering placements, what they mean and, in particular, the rights of long-term foster parents. You can read more about the different types of foster care here. Long-term foster care - in brief Long-term foster…

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Growing up in Foster Care –…

9 December 2021

We had the privilege of chatting to Davin (21), an aspiring actor and care experienced individual who had been in foster care since the age of 2. In 2012, Davin was living in a residential home before moving to live with Family Fostering Partners’ Foster Parents Jackie and Andy. Davin lived with Jackie and Andy for 10 years,…

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What is a care order?

25 November 2021

Care orders and joining a foster family Before a foster family can welcome a vulnerable child or young person (anyone under 18-years-old) into their lives, several processes will have taken place to ensure that the foster home is the best place for that individual at that point in time. The Children Act 1989 covers duties and services that…

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