1306, 2019

Freedom Fostering Update | May 2019

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Achievers of the Month May 2019 Achievers of the Month A big thank you to The Alex Timpson Trust for funding this project. - One for challenging oppression and discrimination - One for challenging oppression [...]

706, 2019

£15 million for project to reduce numbers of children in care

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The new programme will be modelled on Family Drug and Alcohol Courts and Family Group Conferencing May 22, 2019 in Children Photo: Rido/Fotolia A new project to keep families together and reduce the number of children in [...]

706, 2019

Looked-after children and self-harm

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Trigger warning This content discusses issues of self-harm, mental health and suicide. Please take the time to consider your own mental health, and seek support if you need it. In the UK, the Samaritans can be [...]

106, 2019

Thousands of new foster families needed this year to help change children’s futures

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Over 8,500 foster families are needed across the UK over the next year according to new figures published by the UK’s leading fostering charity.  The Fostering Network calculates annual foster family recruitment targets, taking into [...]

105, 2019

Response to latest report on educational outcomes for looked after children

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Following the publication of the Department for Education’s Outcomes for children looked after by local authorities: 31 March 2018 report, chief executive of The Fostering Network, Kevin Williams, said: ‘It is heartening to see that these figures [...]

105, 2019

The Voices of Foster Carers are Being Ignored

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The role played by foster carers has never been more important. Three-quarters of children in care are in foster care, and with a rising number of children entering the care system, improving the experience of [...]