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Exeter Foster Carers & Families Have Great Fun at Crealy Park

Exeter Foster Carers & Families Have Great Fun at Crealy Park

Last week saw 25 children, foster carers and staff from the Exeter Region enjoy a fun filled day out at Crealy Adventure Park. After the last year it was great to see Crealy open again and everyone loved the rides, the animals and being together. Even the sun came out for us!

The Fostering Foundation team choose their favourite South West summer tourist attractions?

The Fostering Foundation team choose their favourite South West summer tourist attractions

Summer is here and the school holidays are in full swing. We were reading a news story about Bolton Foster Carers choosing their favourite local tourist attractions. Now we may be biased but, being based in the South West, we think we have some of the best spots in the whole country.  So we thought we’d ask some of the Fostering Foundation team for some of their top tips on… Read More »The Fostering Foundation team choose their favourite South West summer tourist attractions

Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

The Fostering Foundation have an exciting vacancy working as part of our team as a Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement 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. This dual role offers a unique overview of both the recruitment of suitable foster… Read More »Foster Carer Recruitment and Placement Officer Job Vacancy

Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

When Ashburton Foster Carers Rachael and Shaun started their Fostering journey, they knew they would learn lots of new skills and gain lots of new experiences. What Shaun didn’t expect was to need to learn how to straighten hair for the 12 year old in their foster family. “It’s not a skill I’ve ever needed before or expected to need to know about” said Shaun. The Fostering Foundation provides training… Read More »Ashburton Foster Carers learn new skills through Fostering

On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

This week our Exeter Region (which covers East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge, Torbay, South Hams, Dorset and Somerset) Support Group met on a farm in Mid Devon thanks to our lovely hosts Becky & Andrew The setting in one of their barns was a perfectly relaxed environment for all of our foster carers (who came from Brixham, Buckfastleigh, Ashburton, Exeter and Tiverton) to chat, share experiences and get to know… Read More »On the Farm for our Exeter, Mid Devon, South Devon & Torbay Foster Carers Support Group

Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

Welcome to our new Exeter office which will support our Foster Carers in the Exeter area but also covering East Devon, Mid Devon, Teignbridge, Torbay, South Hams, Dorset and Somerset. We are delighted with the new office which is on the Sowton Industrial Estate with easy access to the M5, A30, A38, A380 and A361. The new office will provide a space for support groups, training events and the opportuinity… Read More »Welcome to our new Exeter Fostering office

Art and drawing provides rewarding development for foster family

Art and drawing provides rewarding development for foster family

One of our #FosterCarers has shared some images drawn by two young brothers in her care.⁠⁠Here is the first one and the more information from their #FosterCarer, we will be sharing more images over the next few weeks. Many thanks to S and D for sharing their fantastic drawings!⁠⁠“S is 11yrs old and has spent a lot of his young life playing games consoles or at the park.⁠He has struggled… Read More »Art and drawing provides rewarding development for foster family

Film screening & Q&A: Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system

Film screening & Q&A: Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system

Film screening & Q&A:Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system Film screening & Q&A:Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system Film screening & Q&A:Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system The Fostering Foundation are proud to promote this special event being hosted by the NAFP. A special screening and Q&A of a recently produced short film. “Be-Longing, the story of 9-year old Khoji who… Read More »Film screening & Q&A: Be-Longing, a young boy in the foster care system