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What is it like to foster? Foster Carers tell us.

Real stories and information on what it is like to foster children and young people.

Are you thinking about becoming a foster carer or currently going through the Form F fostering assessment? Take a look through some of these blogs because they are written by real foster carers. Want to know what is it like to foster? Foster Carers tell us.

Some blogs are written by members of fostering families and members of foster carers support networks.

Get a true picture of what is like to foster by reading what these foster parents kindly have contributed here.

What is it like to foster? Foster Carers tell us…

UASC Our Fostering Story – Caring for an Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Child - Our experience of how we dealt with a young person with no background info, with a language barrier and what…
Advice for anyone considering fostering - https://youtu.be/cKq5hIPCWTc
A peom written by a Foster Carer about the Covid-19 Lockdown. - Since the arrival of COVID-19Life has slowed,Life has become smaller, just our immediate household.Important things like what are we eating,What…
Day in the life of a Mother and Baby placement - It’s a short walk as a Mother and Baby enters the Foster carer’s home for the first time, a Mother…
Foster Carers on BBC Country File - BBC Country File Team A fantastic fostering family featured on BBC Country file as part of the BBC's Food and…
Thetford Forest – Family Day Out - Our team in East Anglia arranged a family day out at High Lodge, Thetford Forest on the 14th July and…
Young people in need of foster care Online internet safety tool - Online internet safety tool We are living in an increasingly web based digital world, where the norm is for children…
BBC Panorama on Trevi House rehabilitation centre for mothers with their children - The BBC Panorama documentary on Trevi House rehabilitation centre for mothers with their children aired on television last night. Hannah Shead,…
South Central’s Children’s Christmas Meal - We had a fabulous evening at Donatella’s in Brighton with 15 of us feeling very Christmassy! It was lovely to…

You can also read our foster children and young people blog page which features blogs written by children in foster care and children from fostering families; sometimes referred to as birth children.

Thinking of Fostering?
Thinking of Fostering?

Thinking About Fostering

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent and have or will have a spare room in the near future, then please don’t hesitate to call us on 08000 19 11 65 or fill in the enquiry form below.

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Thinking of Fostering?
Thinking of Fostering?

Thinking About Fostering

If you are interested in becoming a foster parent and have or will have a spare room in the near future, then please don’t hesitate to call us on 08000 19 11 65 or fill in the enquiry form below.

Your region / location?

How did you hear about us?