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  • 24 January 2020 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Foster Caring

    If you’re an ex police officer and you want to enjoy your retirement, spend time with family and stay occupied, fostering could be the perfect opportunity for you….

  • 16 January 2020 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Fostering children

      If you’re a teacher and have decided that a career in teaching is no longer right for you, then don’t fret. There are a wide range of…

  • 14 October 2019 / Becoming a foster carer / Becoming a foster carer / Families

    Foster Carers play a critical part in the lives and upbringing of thousands upon thousands of children in care in the UK. But just how many foster carers…

  • 30 October 2018 / Events / Families / Fostering children

    Halloween is always a popular holiday with children and teens alike. Though Halloween with kids might make the adults among us groan at the idea of sugar-filled little…

  • 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 –…

  • 10 January 2017 / Family Advice / Foster Caring / Foster Children

    “Why bother? Nothing will work out anyway. No one cares and it doesn’t make a difference.” These are sentiments shared by those plagued by the feeling of hopelessness….

  • 18 October 2016 / Fostering children / Fostering news / General

    Reports of child abuse serious enough to be passed on to police or children’s services have risen 40 per cent since the Savile scandal broke in 2012. Research…

  • 29 September 2016 / Advice for young people / Family Advice / Foster Caring

    Your foster child can benefit from developing a good hobby. Most children have some form of talent that can assist them in developing hobbies and pastime. Some of…

  • 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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