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How To Become A Foster Parent If You Have Just Moved to Wales

27 March 2024

Moving house or relocating to a new place can naturally bring out feelings of excitement and apprehension! The exciting promise of new beginnings, but the apprehension of trying to find your feet in a new place! If you’ve recently relocated to Wales, you might be considering ways to make a meaningful impact in your new community. One such…

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Foster Care in Wales: What Can You Do in the Summer Holidays?

27 March 2024

As the promise of warm summer days approach, everyone working in Foster Care in Wales, especially our fostering families, are eagerly making plans for their summer holidays! The extended break gives our fostering families an opportunity to spend quality time together making memories. Families across Wales who are fostering children will be looking forward to the summer holidays,…

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Become a Foster Carer As a Single Woman

26 March 2024

Becoming a foster parent is a deeply rewarding journey that transforms not only the lives of children in need but also the lives of those who open their hearts and homes to them. For single women, the decision to become a foster parent can be incredibly rewarding.  In this blog, we'll explore the process of becoming a foster…

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Can I Foster in Wales if I Don’t Speak Welsh?

25 March 2024

At Family Fostering Partners, our main priority is providing every child with a nurturing and supportive home environment, however, we cannot do this alone. We’re always eager to speak to people across Wales who are interested in becoming foster parents. When people are considering fostering in Wales, one of the questions they often ask is "Can I foster…

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Can I Still Become a Foster Carer if I Had a Past Addiction?

22 March 2024

Embarking on the journey to become a foster carer is a deeply rewarding endeavour that requires dedication, empathy, and a commitment to providing love and stability to children and young people in need. Individuals who have struggled with problematic substance use in the past may wonder if their past experiences disqualify them from becoming foster carers. The short…

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Can I Foster in Wales if I Don’t Have a Car?

22 March 2024

At Family Fostering Partners, we believe that every individual has the potential to make a difference, and there’s no better way of making a difference than by fostering. When people first consider becoming a foster parent, we often get asked “Can I foster in Wales if I don't have a car?”, or, “Can I foster if I do…

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The Legal Process of Becoming Foster Parents: What You Need To Know

8 February 2024

Fostering a child can be an immensely rewarding and life-changing experience. For those considering becoming foster parents, having a grasp of the legal processes can be helpful in understanding the complexities of fostering.   The journey to becoming a foster parent involves legal procedures, requirements, and considerations that are essential in ensuring the safety and well-being of the children…

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Fostering Teenagers: Building Bridges to Bright Futures in the Midst of Adolescence 

24 January 2024

Fostering Teenagers | Bright Futures | Family Fostering Partners When people think about fostering, a lot of people assume that they will be tasked with looking after young children. However, teenagers who need fostering represent a large number of young people in foster care. In this blog, we will discuss rewards of fostering teenagers. We will also explore…

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The High Importance of Fostering Children: Making a Difference 

24 January 2024

Why is fostering children so important? In a world where the future is shaped by the care we provide to the next generation, fostering children is an incredibly powerful way of making a positive difference in your local community. This blog post delves into the importance of fostering children, shedding light on the incredible impact it can have…

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Can You Foster With A Criminal Record?

19 January 2024

Fostering is a rewarding experience for both the foster parent and the child in need of a loving home. However, many potential foster parents wonder if they can embark on this journey with a criminal record. In this blog post, we will explore the possibilities and shed light on the question 'can you foster with a criminal record',…

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How Do Independent Fostering Agencies Work?

Independent fostering agencies play a crucial role in supporting foster families and ensuring that children in need of care receive the best possible support. In Wales, independent fostering agencies focus on providing comprehensive support to foster carers so that they in turn, can offer the highest level of care to…

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ADHD 101 For Foster Care in Wales

Welcome to our comprehensive guide on ADHD 101 for foster care in Wales. If you're fostering a child with ADHD, it's crucial to understand their unique needs and how to support them effectively. This blog will provide essential insights on ADHD in the context of foster care in Wales, empowering…

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