Congratulations & welcome…

The Fostering Foundation is pleased to welcome Pete and Becky as new foster carers in the South West. We are actively now matching a new child to welcome into their lovely home. Please contact us [...]

Parent & child placements

Our Bristol foster carers who provide Parent and child assessment placements met for their specialist support group earlier this week. In this forum the foster carers are able to share their [...]

Live well and be a foster carer?!

To celebrate and raise awareness of Carers Week, the Wessex team spent the morning in Sainsbury’s at Taunton, providing leaflets, information booklets to interested members of the public. This [...]

Local businesses supporting FF…

We wanted to say a huge THANK YOU to White Stuff Clothing store as they kindly joined in the efforts to promote Foster Carers during the Fostering Network’s Foster Care Fortnight.  They freed up [...]

Supporting each in the South West

A Foster Carer support group took place this week at our office in Tavistock where we were joined by some of our carers from our Wessex team. It was great to see so many of our carers come [...]

First aid and snowboarding!

First aid training workshop & snowboarding, tobogganing and snow tubing event, Plymouth. The first of the Extreme Team events for 2019 consisted of a first aid training session. Our young [...]

Find out more about Fostering

Our recent Find Out More About Fostering event which was held in The Library in Torquay provoked much interest amongst local people – all wanting to find out if they could offer a loving, [...]

Is there a Wolf amongst us?!

On Tuesday 9th April the South West Wolf Pack children’s event was held at I bounce, Cornwall. The children all participated in a first aid workshop where they learned how to contact the [...]

Safer Carer Training

Our Foster Carers recently attended Safer caring training – this is a mandatory training course for carers needing to update every three years. We had a large group of experienced carers who [...]