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Sarah from Lancashire – A Foster Carer’s Story

Sarah’s Story – A Foster Carer from Lancashire

Sarah from Lancashire has been a foster carer for seven years. As well as fostering, Sarah has four children (two girls aged 16 and six, two boys aged 13 and two) and a step-son aged 11. Sarah, along with her husband and the children, has provided a caring, […]

By |September 7th, 2014|Fostering Lancashire|0 Comments

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Fostering in Derbyshire

Live in Derbyshire and need advice on fostering? Foster agencies are always searching for new foster carers to help place children and young people in foster homes within their local area. We can help put you in touch with the right agency for you!
Why not give something back?
Derbyshire has a population of […]

By |July 31st, 2014|Fostering Manchester|0 Comments

Steve’s Story – A Male Foster Carer

Steve’s Fostering story

Mark initially began providing short-term foster care for children. He has now been a foster carer for over 5 years. During his fostering career he has fostered 7 children and presently has had a 16-year-old boy placed for over 2 years.

Fostering has not always been easy, however, Steve has been able to […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Fostering Lancashire|0 Comments

Cumbria Appeals for more Foster Carers to meet the Demand

More Foster Carers Needed in Cumbria

Every home in Cumbria is being asked to think about whether they could become a foster carer for a child in need. There are currently more than 600 children in the area who need foster care, yet there are only 200 foster places in the county.

During Foster Care Fortnight […]

By |May 19th, 2014|Fostering Lancashire|0 Comments

Families fostering in Derbyshire are to receive free bike hire

Free bikes for fostering families in Derbyshire

Foster parents and their family and children are entitled to free bike hire for one day from the centre at Middleton Top, near Matlock. This is for those registered with Derbyshire County Council.

Kevin Gillott, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, said: “Our foster carers do a wonderful […]

By |April 22nd, 2014|Fostering Derbyshire|0 Comments

Age of Fostering to Increase from 18 to 21 – Fostering Network

Fostering Network: Age of Young People in Care to Increase From 18 to 21
A recent announcement by the government will mean that children will be able to remain with their foster families until the age 21 instead of 18, as it currently stands.

This is being achieved with a £40m funding pledge by the government […]

By |April 21st, 2014|Fostering Lancashire|0 Comments

Fostering Jargon – What does it all mean? Part 3. Fostering Manchester Series

Looked after child
A baby, child or young person whose care is provided for by the local authority because their family is unable to provide an adequate level of care. The looked after child may stay with a foster carer until the age of 18 if the placement is stable. This may increase to 21 […]

By |March 9th, 2014|Fostering Manchester|0 Comments

Fostering Jargon – What does it all mean? Part 2. Fostering Manchester Series

Fostering Jargon – What does it all mean? Part 2
Entering the world of fostering means that you will start to hear a number of terms and phrases related to the care system and fostering a child. It can be a bit confusing at first, so here’s a quick guide to help you understand. This […]

By |March 9th, 2014|Fostering Manchester|1 Comment

Fostering Jargon – What does it all mean? Part 1. Fostering Manchester Series

Fostering Jargon – What does it all mean? Part 1
Entering the world of fostering means that you will start to hear a number of terms and phrases related to the care system and fostering a child. It can be a bit confusing at first, so here’s a quick guide to help you understand. This […]

By |March 9th, 2014|FAQs, Fostering Manchester|0 Comments