512, 2019

What can we learn from young people’s views on online sexual harm?

By | December 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Peter Buzzi identifies key messages for safeguarding practice from recent research by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse Photo: Shintartanya/Adobestock By Dr Peter Buzzi, director of Research and Management Consultancy Centre and national research lead [...]

312, 2019

Report focusing on improving experiences of Muslim foster carers and fostered children launched

By | December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The experiences of Muslim foster carers and prospective foster carers are explored in a report launched on 25 November by leading fostering charity The Fostering Network.  The Muslim Fostering Project report summarises the findings of [...]

112, 2019

‘I get so much back from the children I care for’: Belfast foster carer receives Outstanding Contribution to Foster Care Award

By | December 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Saturday, Yvonne Worsell, a foster carer with the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, was presented with The Fostering Network’s Outstanding Contribution to Foster Care Award at the annual Northern Ireland Foster Care Awards. [...]

611, 2019

TV personality, podcaster and foster carer Debbie Douglas presented with prestigious national fostering award

By | November 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debbie Douglas, well-known to many from The Only Way is Essex and hit podcast The Brights, has today (Monday 9 September) been awarded The Fostering Network’s President’s Award for her exceptional contribution to fostering. Debbie, along [...]

511, 2019

Freedom Fostering Update | October 2019

By | November 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 2019 Achiever of the Month A big thank you to The Alex Timpson Trust for funding this project. We want to congratulate our Achiever of the Month for September. They settled in well into Year One [...]

1110, 2019

Eleanor Smith MP visits Freedom Fostering

By | October 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Eleanor Smith MP visited Freedom Fostering for the second time on 12th September 2019. This is the first visit from the MP following our recent Ofsted rating of Outstanding.  She congratulated us on our Ofsted [...]