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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’ (, 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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