Stories and News
Monday 12 April 2021
Foster Carer Phil blogs about the role of birth children within a fostering family.
Thursday 01 April 2021
16 year old Katy has lived with her foster carer Debbie for nearly 4 years. Katy shares a beautifully written story about finding Jake, her 'Fur-Ever' friend.
Thursday 04 March 2021
On World Book Day, fostering Phil shares his thoughts about famous book characters and why we identify with them so much. "Until we started fostering, I’d never realised how many of our literary and film heroes don’t live with their Mum and Dad."
Thursday 25 February 2021
During LGBTQ Adoption and Fostering week, a same sex fostering couple have written about their experiences as a fostering family, as a reminder that all foster children need is to be part of a loving family in a safe and happy home.
Friday 12 February 2021
On Valentines 2021, we wanted to share some wonderful, heart warming (& breaking!) letters from some of our children and young people to their foster carers and to themselves.
Wednesday 16 December 2020
Some lovely thoughts from the Mum of a foster carer, who remembers the first Christmas when their foster child came to visit.
Tuesday 15 December 2020
Phil tell's us why they got their first Christmas as a foster family wrong and how now it’s become a tradition to consider the ‘true meaning of Christmas’.
Wednesday 14 October 2020
In Black History Month, Foster carer Alison shared with us how she proactively encourages Elle to feel positive and proud of her ethnic and cultural background.
Tuesday 13 October 2020
3 years ago Ana arrived in the U.K. as a 12 year old unaccompanied asylum seeker, with her two sisters. After finding the perfect foster carer and home with Linda, Ana has passed all her GCSE’s with outstanding results!
Thursday 08 October 2020
Liverpool Foster Carer, Alison, speaks to BBC Radio 4 Women's Hour about her experiences and fostering achievements as a wheelchair user
Tuesday 03 March 2020
These top 5 tips from Vicky, one of our new foster carers, give you an insight into what fostering can be like during the first year.
Tuesday 24 September 2019
Liverpool City Council Fostering Service are the first in the North West to offer a 'Reflective Fostering' course, in partnership with NSPCC.
Tuesday 25 June 2019
1000 bags were donated for children in care from MADLUG. We'll be delighted to distribute the bags with their powerful, positive message 'You are incredible'
Thursday 21 March 2019
On Thursday 28th March, a special round-table conference with partners and stakeholders such as children’s organisations including the NSPCC, is being held at the Town Hall.
Monday 03 December 2018
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!
Tuesday 02 October 2018
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.