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How do I become a foster carer?

It’s ‘how do I become a foster carer’ day! We know that the fostering process can seem confusing and daunting, so we have simplified it all for you below. What is a foster carer? Foster carers are ordinary people that come from all walks of life but are extraordinary in their ability to open their […]

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Episode One: Foster Care Solutions Podcast

This is episode One: Foster Care Solutions Podcast. A fantastic way to kick of Foster Care Fortnight 2018. Our wonderful Carer; Julie talks to us about her fostering story…so far. Let us know what you think? Get involved in the conversation via our social media channels!  Follow Facebook and Twitter to keep up to date with […]

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Who needs fostering

It’s ‘who needs fostering’ day! We are exploring why children come into foster care and the types of children you could expect to foster as a carer. According to Coram BAAF, on the 31st of March 2017, there were 72,670 children in the care of local authorities in England. Out of those, 53,420 children were […]

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Foster Care Fortnight 2018

Foster Care Fortnight

Its’ nearly Foster Care Fortnight 2018! It is only TEN days until we join The Fostering Network and many, many others in celebrating the start of #FCF18 Foster Care Fortnight 2018. What better way to kick things off than participating in a Thunderclap. A Thunderclap is a coordinated, mass social media posting to raise awareness of […]

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A parent’s guide to Fortnite

A parents guide to Fortnite

As a parent, you may have heard of the game Fortnite, a hot topic of conversation in the media recently, with controversy over its suitability for children. Suzanne, a mum and a guest on the daytime TV programme, ‘This Morning’, confessed that her son ‘stopped socializing’ and became ‘obsessed’ with the game. She states that […]

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Egg-cellent Easter Art

Egg-cellent Easter Art Our fantastic young people here at Foster Care Solutions got involved in our Egg Competition, first prize has gone to the EGGcellent “I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!” design, and we also have three EGGstremely good runners up! (sorry about the terrible puns…)  

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13 Egg-cellent Easter Activities

 With the Easter half term approaching (as well as the promise of that long weekend), you may be in need of some fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. Luckily, we have come up with 13 egg-cellent ideas of things to do and places to go in your area! The Great Outdoors 1. Hall […]

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  National Apprenticeship Week 2018 As today marks the end of National Apprenticeship Week 2018, we want to celebrate the apprenticeship scheme and its positive impacts. Why an apprenticeship? For many people, choosing an apprenticeship may not be the most apparent choice and it’s something that is often overlooked. However, apprenticeships have many benefits for […]

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Pancake Day Ideas

Foster Care Solutions Pancake Ideas With Pancake Day nearly here we have compiled a quick overview of fun, quick and easy ideas for you and any little pancake chef’s. Bear Pancake:               (Makes 2 small pancakes) Ingredients: Two small scotch pancakes, ½ Small banana 2 Grapes 1 Blueberry 2tsp hazelnut chocolate spread   1.       First prepare the fruit. […]

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Sexual Abuse Awareness Day

A staggering 1 in 20 children in the UK are reported as have being sexually abused- these make for unsettling statistics. This week is sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. This week aims to decrease stigma, educate and provide advice on how to get help. Across social media, people have been breaking the silence with the […]

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