What are the best things a foster carer can do to make a young person feel welcome in their home? What mistakes can they easily avoid?
Triggers – little things that “set us off” – and how to manage them are a common worry for most foster carers. But worrying you’ll say the wrong thing, overreact, or not know how to respond [...]
It’s one of the most common questions we get asked: does my partner have to be involved in fostering if I become a foster carer? The short answer is, well, yes. But don’t give up just yet!
People come to foster care not just because they have room in their home for an extra young person or two, but because they have room in their hearts, too. So it can be hard to imagine, as you [...]
Attending your first fostering panel is a big and important moment in your career as a foster carer. It’s the last hurdle before you’re approved to welcome foster children into your home.