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Plymouth Foster Carers share thoughts on Parent and Child Fostering

Plymouth Foster Carers share thoughts on Parent and Child Fostering

Have you considered fostering? Could you open your home up to a parent and child for a short term to give them help and support? Plymouth Foster Carers, Rachel & Hamish, do exactly that and tell us about it in the video below. Parent & Child Fostering can be very challenging but also very rewarding. In this video Rachel tells us how “I really like it, because we like people…”… Read More »Plymouth Foster Carers share thoughts on Parent and Child Fostering

Foster Carer Profile – Plymouth Parent & Child, Sibling & Respite Fostering

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First names, ages and location – Debbie (57) & Chris (70). We live in Plymouth. Current / previous jobs – Chris is one of the directors of a local publishing company but also supports Debbie as the main foster carer. How did you get into fostering? We had for a number of years acted as a host family for foreign students and apprentice footballers from the local football league team.… Read More »Foster Carer Profile – Plymouth Parent & Child, Sibling & Respite Fostering

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”

Parent & Child Foster Caring in Plymouth

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Hamish and Rachel from Plymouth have been foster carers for 17 years, and for the last 9 years with the Fostering Foundation. Although they have fostered children on their own, they specialise in providing Parent and Child Foster placements. When asked about the value and the challenges of Parent and Child Fostering. Hamish and Rachel both felt that the importance of providing an opportunity for parents to learn, demonstrate what… Read More »Parent & Child Foster Caring in Plymouth

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

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