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Bristol Foster Carer Accepts Challenge to Support Charity

Bristol Foster Carer Accepts Challenge to Support Charity

One of our Bristol Foster Carers, Saadat, is taking on a challenge with his two sons to reach K2 base camp. Saadat is doing this to raise money for the “Brain Tumour Research” charity in memory of his mother who died at the age of just 34. Saadat said “I’ve trekked many of North Pakistan’s mountains before, to a height of 3000m, however I know that getting to Base Camp… Read More »Bristol Foster Carer Accepts Challenge to Support Charity

Bristol Foster Carers Retire After 13 years of Fostering

Bristol Foster Carers Retire After 13 years of Fostering

Last week we had a retirement lunch for some very special carers. Jane and Dave have fostered in the Bristol area for 13 years. They have cared for 30 young people and families – later in their career specialising in caring for parents and babies. They have made a massive difference to the lives of young people and families over the years. We would like to thank them massively for… Read More »Bristol Foster Carers Retire After 13 years of Fostering

Saadat Bristol Foster Carer Talks About The Hub & Support Groups

Bristol Foster Carer Talks About The Hub & Support Groups

In this latest video, Saadat, one of our Bristol based Foster Carers, tells us all about the new Hub Support Group that the Fostering Foundation has set up and he is mentoring in and around the Bristol area. There is a second support hub which is mentoring and supporting foster carers in the Glos & Wilts fostering areas. Saadat explains how the Hub is more than just support it is… Read More »Bristol Foster Carer Talks About The Hub & Support Groups

Fostering Fun at Noah's Ark Park Farm, Bristol

Fostering Fun at Noah’s Ark Park Farm, Bristol

During half term the social workers in the team took a group of our young people to Noak’s Ark Park Farm for the day. We saw a lot of different animals and had fun! The young people were aged from 7 years old upwards and came from North Somerset, Bristol, South Glos and Wilts. The group was taken by the supervising social workers. We enjoyed spending some time with the… Read More »Fostering Fun at Noah’s Ark Park Farm, Bristol

Easter Competition from the Fostering Foundation

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SPRING COMPETITION We have an exciting new competition on the way for our young people! We also have some prizes to be given out for the winners and runner ups Your challenge is to make a spring themed picture, you can be as CREATIVE as you like, using leaves, twigs, grass, paint, wool, string, etc.   For more information, please see our poster            

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child from Iran flourishes in Bristol

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One of our #BristolFosterCarers is super proud of unaccompanied young person SR, who enjoyed celebrating his 18 birthday recently, with his #FosterFamily. SR’s carers say they are really amazed how much he has achieved since arriving in the U.K. 2 years ago from Iran with nothing. SR has learnt English and is applying to study a vocational course at college. SR has decided to stay with his carers as a… Read More »Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child from Iran flourishes in Bristol

Job Vacancy – Foster Carer Recruitment and Retention Officer based in the South West

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The Fostering Foundation have an exciting vacancy working as part of our team as a Foster Carer Recruitment and Retention officer based in the South West. We have a strong commitment to finding and supporting those able to offer the best care to children and young people unable to remain in the care of their family. We have ambitious plans for ensuring we have the right foster carers in the… Read More »Job Vacancy – Foster Carer Recruitment and Retention Officer based in the South West

The Fostering Foundation Christmas Opening Hours & Support

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Our offices are closed for Christmas and New Year from the end of play on Wednesday 23rd December and we re-open again on Monday 4th January 2021 However there will be a member of staff on call and on duty for each day, so if you need to get hold of us, please call 03300 10 20 45 (Local Rates Apply) or email info@fosteringfoundation.co.uk We hope everyone has a wonderful… Read More »The Fostering Foundation Christmas Opening Hours & Support

Why do Foster Carers think Teenagers can be difficult?

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Teenagers who might have had difficult childhoods can really benefit from a carer providing them with care an attention, and its never too late to do this. One young fostered Teenager, who moved into a Devon village, has immersed himself in the village community. It all started when the young person went to stay with a carer, whose other young people were heavily involved in their community. They were involved… Read More »Why do Foster Carers think Teenagers can be difficult?

Welcome to our Team – Helen Walshe

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Welcome to our Team – Helen Walshe Our Service Manager – Sherree Cole and team are delighted to Welcome Helen will be an asset to our well-established team, Helen has many years’ experience within the Fostering arena. Helen in based in Devon, you will all get to know her soon ? WELCOME          

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