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Becoming a foster carer

  • 31 January 2019 / Becoming a foster carer / Families

    It’s commonly considered that children are our most precious natural resource, as they will inherit this world well after we’re gone. Ensuring that our children are properly prepared…

  • 12 January 2019 / Becoming a foster carer

    If you’re thinking of taking the first step in becoming a foster carer, there’s a good chance you’ve already got what it takes. Foster parenting is all about…

  • 7 January 2019 / Becoming a foster carer

    The life of a foster carer isn’t as different as you might suspect. It’s spent doing many of the same things that anyone does if they have the…

  • 1 January 2019 / Becoming a foster carer

    The act of becoming a qualified foster carer is a long endeavour. It involves, quite literally, undergoing months of intensive preparation and being subjected to exacting scrutiny. Yet…

  • 19 December 2018 / Becoming a foster carer

    If you’re caring, determined and looking to make a real difference, fostering could be perfect for you. The emotional rewards of supporting children when they need you the…

  • 14 December 2018 / Becoming a foster carer

    “Can I foster?” It’s a question we hear loads of times. Prospective foster carers with big hearts but not much information otherwise on what goes into becoming a…

  • 23 October 2018 / Becoming a foster carer

    You can visit any Fostering Agency website and it’ll give you a pretty good idea of everything you need to know about becoming a Foster Carer. At Perpetual…

  • 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…

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