Stories and News

Fostering Stories

Sarah and Kevin - The rewards of fostering

Monday 08 August 2022

It's been 8 months since Sarah and Kevin welcomed 8 and 10 year old sisters into their home. They share their early fostering experiences and tell us why it's the little things mean so much.

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"I didn't plan on fostering siblings, but it's the best decision I've ever made!"

Wednesday 23 March 2022

When Jacquie became a foster carer four years ago, she didn't plan on caring for siblings. She tells us why saying yes to fostering three sibling sisters is the best decision she's ever made.

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Debbie and Dot's Story - Fostering firsts

Monday 05 July 2021

Deb and Dot reflect on the equal joy and heartache of experiencing 'firsts' both for them and the 3 siblings they foster

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Maria's Story - Seeing the Difference

Wednesday 30 June 2021

Maria remembers a key fostering moment that made her realise the amazing difference she's made, that makes everything worthwhile.

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Fostering Siblings

Wednesday 21 April 2021

Tony and his wife Debbie started fostering in 2017, when their own children were 9, 8 and 6. They currently look after two siblings and a baby, so have lots of experiences to share about fostering siblings and the role of their own children.

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Fostering siblings during lockdown

Thursday 01 October 2020

Pip previously thought that being single, working full time and not owning her own property would all be barriers to fostering. She is now an amazing foster carer to three siblings!

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Foster carer follows in Mum’s Footsteps

Thursday 24 September 2020

Tony and Vicky thought about fostering for a long time, because of the experiences they had whilst Tony’s Mum was a foster carer. Now they share their own experiences as a new foster family.

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Linda’s story

Thursday 21 March 2019

Linda shares her heart-warming experiences of fostering a sibling group of three teenagers from Angola.