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Providing the perfect fostering Christmas

What is a perfect Christmas?  What does Christmas mean to you?  It means so many different things to so many people and looked after children are no different.  Just think back to your own childhood and remember the special, quirky things that made Christmas so special...

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Could you foster a teenager? A rewarding challenge.

There is a growing need for foster carers to offer safe and stable environments to children and young people over the age of 12.  I believe there is a misconception that caring for a younger child is theoretically easier...

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We need help!

It was worrying to read in the news this week that ‘Over a quarter of adoptive families in crisis’ (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41379424), but it was also heartening to read that most of the adoptive families surveyed said they were glad they had adopted.

 

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Could I become a foster carer?

As a social worker, I have worked in fostering for the past 8 years and have recruited many foster carers.  You may think there is a specific person who can foster, but I can honestly say foster carers come from all walks of life.

 

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Fostering to Inspire launches new website

Welcome to the new Fostering to Inspire website.

Having launched in mid-June 2017, it is our desire that our new site will become the ‘go to’ destination for anyone in the North of England already on a fostering journey or looking to begin their fostering career.

 

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