Sesame Street has a foster child…

With more than 65,000 children being looked after by Foster Care families in the UK alone it is no surprise that foster children characters are starting to appear in the mainstream films. This [...]

Thank you to Beefeater…

The Fostering Foundation welcomed a number of people interested in finding out at our recent coffee (and of course cake) event at Beefeater, Plymouth to inform about fostering. Some of approved [...]

Toby Carvery welcomes us…

The Fostering Foundation celebrated Fostering Fortnight with tea, coffee and cake at the Toby Carvery, Middlemoor.  The theme for the Fortnight was ‘Change a Future’. A number of [...]

Celebrating Foster Care Fortnight…

Throughout our own Fostering Foundation network we have been celebrating the Foster Care Fortnight where the importance of Foster Carers within our community. We love the hashtag #changeafuture [...]

Child Protection Training

The Wessex Team put on Child Protection and Child Sexual Exploitation, Criminal Exploitation training on 22 05 2019. This was a varied and interesting day, incorporating sessions on brain [...]

Pandora and the power of fostering

Whilst still in the middle of Foster Care Fortnight this powerful insight into how great Foster Carers can and really do make a difference to the lives of those young adults and children they [...]

How to manage violent behaviour

We all recognise that some young adults struggle to express themselves and when their own background may involve violent outbursts towards them it is easy to see why an outburst is their way of [...]

Breaking the mould….

Next year, award-winning Applied Science student, Natalie Walker is looking forward to studying BSc(Hons) Diagnostic Radiography at Sheffield Hallam University. But Natalie is the first to admit [...]

Coffee (and cake!) in Brixham

The Wessex Team at the Fostering Foundation celebrated Fostering Fortnight with a coffee morning at Costa Coffee in Brixham, inviting people with a potential interest in fostering to join them [...]

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