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LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week 2015 Enjoys a Record Year

LGBT Fostering Post Image of Father and Daughter at Pride in SF

LGBT Adoption & Fostering Week is an annual initiative supported by Barnado’s and After Adoption. The idea is to provide advice and support for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people who are looking to foster. 2015’s event took place Monday March 2 to Sunday March 8. It was a record breaking year, involving 90 agencies […]

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Foster Care Fortnight 2015 – Get Involved!

Foster Care Fortnight 2015 – Get Involved! The 2015 Foster Care Fortnight takes place Monday June 1 to Sunday June 14. It’s an initiative organised by the Fostering Network to raise the profile of fostering, and to encourage more people to come get involved and provide vital care and support for the children who need […]

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Wondering How To Get Into Fostering?


How to get into fostering Are you wondering about how to get into fostering? Take a look at our blog post to find out more…

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Foster Care Fortnight 2014 – How You Can Get Involved

Foster Care Fortnight 2014 – 12 May to 25th May This year Foster Care Fortnight 2014 takes place between May 12th and May 25th. The annual fostering awareness campaign aims to encourage more people to get involved in fostering. This year the theme is Guess Who Fosters? Answering that question will be a diverse range of carers […]

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Fostering Consultation – Improving Permanence for Looked After Children

Consultation on improving support for children in care – Improving Permanence for Looked After Children The Department of Education has recently released an Improving Permanence for Looked After Children  consultation document asking for people’s views on Improving Permanence for Looked After Children. The government consultation provided foster carers with the opportunity to comment on changes designed […]

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The Fostering Information Exchange (FIE) – Have you Signed up?

The Fostering Information Exchange (FIE) If you have an interest in foster care then why not sign up to the Fostering Information Exchange (FIE)? This online group has been developed by the Department for Education, with help from the British Association for Adoption and Fostering, the Fostering Network, the Nationwide Association of Fostering Providers and The Who Cares? Trust. […]

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Latest Foster Care Statistics – Who is Being Fostered?

Who is being fostered? – An analysis of recent UK Foster Care Statistics Recent foster care statistics reports have lifted the lid on the number of children being fostered, and who these children are. The reports include: Children looked after in England (including adoption and care leavers) year ending 31 March 2013 – – […]

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