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  • 29 March 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    This post – about the training and career development you get as a foster carer – is the second in our Fostering Experiences series. The series turns the…

  • 6 February 2017 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Type ‘fostering’ into a Google search and the top results will be to local authority or government websites. However, independent fostering agencies (IFAs) – agencies like Perpetual –…

  • 21 September 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Read 3 reasons why teenagers are so much fun (and so rewarding) to foster. In fact, foster carers are often surprised at how wonderful the experience is. Have…

  • 16 September 2016 / Advice for young people / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    As a foster carer, being resourceful and creative is about finding ways to encourage young people and expand their horizons. When we talk about being resourceful and creative, we’re…

  • 6 July 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    Here’s what you must know about foster care If you are considering the path to be foster parent, there are certain things that you need to know. It…

  • 27 June 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring / Fostering children

    Last month we wrote about how people often start fostering when they’re at a crossroads with their job. Fostering is a career for people who want to help…

  • 19 June 2016 / Advice for young people / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    Grief can cause trauma in foster children We all have our share of grief in our lives. The worst type of grief that we encounter is the loss…

  • 16 June 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    What are teens looking for in their foster parents? A lot of people who want to become a foster parent are usually looking for cute babies and little children. Most…

  • 13 June 2016 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    What to do once you have decided to be a foster parent Fostering is good and is quite rewarding too. Choosing the right foster service is the first…

  • 12 June 2016 / Advice for young people / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer

    Why foster care is important? Small children, babies and teenagers all need foster care when they are unable to live with their birth families for any reason for…

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