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Fostering Stories

Lesley's Story

Friday 19 January 2024

"My career has been everything for me, but since having a foster child, my priorities have totally changed and I’m enjoying watching him grow and flourish into a good person."

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"It’s the most beautiful thing in life you can do"

Friday 12 May 2023

Safinah started fostering in September 2022 and shares what caring for 3- and 6-year-old siblings has been like so far!

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"People are surprised when I say I'm a foster carer"

Tuesday 24 May 2022

David has been fostering with us for a year, but he said sometimes people are surprised this is possible as a single, gay, male.

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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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"Despite the goodbyes, it’s the best thing I've ever done"

Wednesday 22 September 2021

Paula has been fostering babies for over 16 years. She recently shared her experience and told us why despite the goodbyes, it’s the best thing she’s ever done.

Foster Carer Pip
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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!

Foster Carer Amina holding baby
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"I welcome them all equally with my heart"

Thursday 20 February 2020

When it comes to cultural differences, Amina says to her “Children are children.” All you need is space in your heart and in your home" - Amina.

Foster Care Alison
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Alison's story

Wednesday 20 March 2019

Alison’s inspirational story shows us that disabled foster carers have huge potential, and that the most important thing about being a good foster carer and achieving success, is the love and support you can offer to a child.