As the UK celebrates Foster Care Fortnight from 9 – 22 May, The Fostering Foundation is sharing our top reasons why becoming a foster carer could be right for you. The UK’s biggest fostering awareness campaign, Foster Care Fortnight, was established in 1997 to showcase the great work that foster carers in the UK do every day, as well as to highlight the thousands of children and families in need… Read More »Fostering communities: could foster care be right for you?
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
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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org We hope everyone has a wonderful… Read More »The Fostering Foundation Christmas Opening Hours & Support
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 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
Coronavirus Update This page was last reviewed on 28th September 2020. The Senior Management Team and the Board of Directors of The Fostering Foundation continue to review the advice from the Government as it is issued and as it may apply to our operations. The latest amendments to the Fostering Regulations 2020 came into force on 25th September 2020 and we are informed they will remain until 31st March 2021.… Read More »The Fostering Foundation – Coronavirus Update – September 2020
A Day in the Life of A fostering Agency With the pandemic at large its given people the chance to think about their communities and to re-evaluate their lives. People are moving to the countryside, from the towns and working more from home. We have had an influx of ordinary people who have thought about fostering a child or sibling group. There are 56,160 children living in foster families, (2019)… Read More »A Day in the Life of a Fostering Agency
Hello, everyone I am unsure if you have met our Owls? They are on our home page and they are very friendly, let me tell you about what’s happened…. We have five big owls, that live with our Bristol team, during lockdown they have been very busy, whilst we believed they were all tucked up, they were out being busy, we are now lucky to share with you our 5… Read More »Competition Time – Name An Owl – Win £10!