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What Is Fostering?

If you love children and are looking for a way to have a positive impact on their life then you may have thought about foster care before. Fostering is a way for people to help children who have faced disadvantages in their lives enjoy some stability and positive reinforcement by offering up their homes and [...]

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How Independent Fostering Agencies Can Help

For busy Local Authority social workers, suddenly finding a child they work with placed in an Independent Fostering Agency can be a bit different from the norm. Firstly the agency start requesting all the necessary paperwork for a looked after child and additional information on top of that – risk assessments, placement agreement forms etc. [...]

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Private Fostering

It is estimated that more than 15,000 children in England and Wales are privately fostered – but many people are unaware that they are involved in a private fostering arrangement, or that the law says they must notify the council.
Private foster care is when a parent asks someone to look after their child under 16, [...]

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Fostering Partnerships

FOSTERING PROVIDERS – WORKING TOGETHER
The problem – The chronic shortage of foster carers in the UK.
There are many thousands of unsuccessful enquiries made to the 800 UK Fostering Providers annually. Simply Fostering estimate that 60% of people who express an interest in fostering, are not taken to the next stage because they do not meet [...]

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Fostering A Disabled Child

There is a real need for foster homes for disabled children across the country. Disabilities range from mild learning needs to severe physical disability. These children could be cared for in a loving home rather than a residential establishment, with the right training and support for the foster carer.
Some children have medical needs which require [...]

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