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From fleeing persecution in Afghanistan to being fostered and playing cricket in Bristol

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EO is an ordinary 17 year old boy who lives in Bristol where he enjoys playing cricket and going to college. But his life is very different to many others, he comes from Afghanistan where he is fleeing persecution and violence, but he has found a refuge with his new foster carers and their family in Central Bristol He says that, “They are like my parents and they look after… Read More »From fleeing persecution in Afghanistan to being fostered and playing cricket in Bristol

Fostering is “challenging” but “rewarding” when you see the “young person grow & flourish”

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Lisa and her partner are foster carers in Bristol. “We have been fostering for 10 years now, although it can have its challenges it can also be very rewarding especially when you see the young person grow and flourish. They may only be tiny steps but over a period of time when you look back you realise how far that young person has come with the care, guidance, empathy and… Read More »Fostering is “challenging” but “rewarding” when you see the “young person grow & flourish”

From fleeing persecution in Afghanistan to being fostered and playing cricket in Bristol

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EO is an ordinary 17 year old boy who lives in Bristol where he enjoys playing cricket and going to college. But his life is very different to many others, he comes from Afghanistan where he is fleeing persecution and violence, but he has found a refuge with his new foster carers and their family in Central Bristol He says that, “They are like my parents and they look after… Read More »From fleeing persecution in Afghanistan to being fostered and playing cricket in Bristol

Parent and Child Fostering – thoughts from a Bristol Foster Carer

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Parent and child fostering can be one of the most challenging but rewarding activities carried out by any foster carer. We asked some of our carers for feedback about their fostering and below are the thoughts of Audrey in Bristol.   “I have been a foster carer for 18 years, 10 of those for parents and their children. I love what I do.  The mums and sometimes dads who come… Read More »Parent and Child Fostering – thoughts from a Bristol Foster Carer

Spooktacular fun

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The Bristol team met with their carers and children, to eat, drink and be scary at their Halloween party. Vampires, witches and skeletons bobbed for apples, carved pumpkins, decorated gingerbread, made spooky bookmarks and played pass the parcel.   Everyone agreed that it was a really ghoul party.

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