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Tag: Gay and fostering

Supporting the LGBT community

20 June 2018

Shocking new figures released by Stonwall Cymru today show that 34% of LGBT employees in Wales hid or disguised their sexuality at work, this figure rises to 45% when it comes to people who identify as transgender.   These are truly upsetting and shameful statistics. Every employer, large or small has a role to play in supporting their…

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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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