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Separating Siblings Fostering Blog. Too many foster children are being separated from their siblings. Current legislation obliges local authorities to place siblings together where reasonably practical. Unfortunately, due to the national shortage of foster carers the...

School Blog

How maintaining a consistent school life can benefit foster children. It can be very useful to retain as much normality in a foster child’s life as possible. School life is such a formative experience for children. In this period of upheaval, a school can offer foster...

Fostering Online Safety

How to keep foster children safe online. Social media is everywhere today. Most children will have social media channels. It is also widely accepted that there is a link between social media and depression. Social media often presents false narratives. People present...

Can You Foster?

Are you eligible to become a foster carer? There is a national shortage of foster carers. Foster care can be a rewarding career where you can leave a positive impression upon the world. However, it is not without its challenges. It can take extreme love and patience...

Fostering a Teen

The benefits of fostering teenagers. There is a common perception that teenagers can be difficult to care for. This has led to a shortage of available foster homes for teenagers in need, with many foster carers preferring to foster younger children. Teenagers have as...

Misconceptions Blog

Misconceptions about foster care Blog An alarming number of people have misconceptions on the realities of being a foster carer. Despite having commendable intentions too many romanticise the industry, ignorant of the potential hardships. A lot of the children in care...