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Being a foster parent in 2021

13 October 2021

Fostering in a post-pandemic landscape As 2021 nears its end and with 10 October marking World Mental Health Day, here at Family Fostering Partners, we can't help but pause and reflect on the year past. What does the future hold for our existing foster parents, their families and those people who are considering foster care for the first…

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Join us at the Cardiff Eisteddfod

19 June 2018

Yesterday we announced that we will be attending the Royal Welsh Show for the first time and today we’re excited to announce that our busy schedule of summer events includes the National Eisteddfod which this year will be held in Cardiff. For those of you who are not familiar with the National Eisteddfod it is one of the…

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Our commitment

18 June 2018

  We have already mentioned on our website, and in many of our blog posts about our values and how we always aim to be different from the larger fostering agencies. One of our most important values is ensuring that we work locally within the areas where our carers live, helping us to give back to the communities…

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Letter from the Minister for Children and Social Care

14 June 2018

  As part of fostering fortnight we received a lovely letter from Huw Iranca Davies AM the Welsh government minister for Children and Social Care. The letter is addressed to all foster carers/parents across Wales that work so hard every single day to achieve the very best outcomes for the children and young people in their care.   We…

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Fostering in Carmarthenshire

11 May 2018

Carmarthenshire is a county with a juxtaposing landscape, from the mountainous edge of the Beacon Beacons to the beautiful sandy sea coast, and from the post-industrial mining areas of the east to the rural farming area of the North West, Carmarthenshire really is a microcosm of Wales. Despite it’s beauty and individuality, Carmarthenshire has not escaped some of…

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Fostering Siblings

30 April 2018

According to a new freedom of information request released this month at least 5,000 siblings in care across England and Wales have had to be separated after being placed in care. The figure for individual local authorities show that Bridgend has a particularly high rate of separation, with 58% of sibling groups being split up.   Although there…

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Reasons a child is removed from the home

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…

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Long Term Foster Parents Rights

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.…

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