Phil and Anna Watson
How will fostering affect my children?

We are often asked ‘how will fostering effect my children’?  So during ‘Sons and Daughters’ month, we wanted to share Anna’s experiences growing up as part of a foster family. Anna and Jamie were 7 and 5 when their parents first spoke to them about fostering.  10 years on, Anna shared her story, giving a very honest insight into her life as part of a foster family.

BBC Report on private foster care
BBC research into private fostering firms

The BBC recently looked into the fostering sector, and rising concern about 'private equity foster care firms. Their research included an interview with one of our foster carers, Linda - who transferred to become a local authority foster carer after initially fostering with an independent agency.

Reflective Fostering Group
Reflective Fostering with NSPCC

Liverpool City Council Fostering Service are the first in the North West to offer a 'Reflective Fostering' course, in partnership with NSPCC.  The programme launched this year and in a phased approach it will be offered to all of Liverpool's Foster Carers.

Roald Dahl Day
Roald Dahl Day 2019

Roald Dahl’s hero's like Matilda, Sophie and James, have amazing adventures, but in reality our hearts always melt when they experience love, care, and a sense of belonging. Something every child deserves....A foster carer has shared his thoughts about why these characters appeal to our most basic and caring instincts.

Madlug Delivery
From Madlug with Love

A shipment of 1000 bags recently made its way from Madlug's (Make a Difference Luggage) offices in Northern Ireland to our Fostering Service, who will be delighted to distribute the bags with their powerful, positive message to local children in care.

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Foster carers lead recruitment drive

On Thursday 28th March, a special round-table conference with partners and stakeholders such as children’s organisations including the NSPCC, was held at the Town Hall.

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Liverpool children’s Christmas party

On the 28th November, around 600 Liverpool children and young people and their foster carers attended the impressive St George’s Hall for an evening of festive fun!

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Foster children dream big for Giants

Dozens of looked-after young people from Liverpool and their carers will be having a picnic with the Giants on Friday 5 October - on specially created blankets adorned with their hopes and aspirations for the future.