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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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Independent Fostering Agencies vs Local Authorities…

22 October 2020

If you’re new to fostering, you may be wondering what the difference is between independent foster agencies and local authorities. As a new or prospective carer, you have the choice whether to register with your local authority (LA) or with an independent fostering agency (IFA), such as Family Fostering Partners!  Local councils are legally responsible for the safeguarding…

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