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Tag: Fostering

Back to school

4 September 2018

As adults, we know that our school days have a huge impact on the rest of our lives, and children in care are no different. In fact, for fostered children and young people, experiences at school are likely to have an even greater impact on their sense of identity and self-esteem. School is so much more than an…

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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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Family Fostering Partners in the Royal Welsh Agriculture Show

18 June 2018

Continuing with our busy summer events diary, we will be at the Royal Welsh Agriculture show in Builth Wells for the very first time this year. If you’re going and you fancy learning a bit more about fostering, then why not pop over to our Elevan? We always have a warm tea or coffee ready for anyone who…

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Family Fostering Partners in the Welsh Countryman’s Game Fair

11 May 2018

We are excited to announce that we will be at the Welsh Countryman’s Game Fair from the 26th to the 28th of May. It will be the first opportunity that we’ve had in 2018 to bring out the “Elevan,” and as always people are welcome to come in and have a chat with us about fostering. If you are not…

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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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Independent Fostering Agencies vs Local Authorities – What’s the Difference?

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! …

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Foster Care Requirements

Fostering is an extraordinary thing to do, and often, it’s just normal people going out of their way to change children’s lives and make a difference in society. It is a common misconception that there are loads of rules and requirements surrounding being a foster parent. In fact, there are…

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