Why Fostering is a Great Option for Members of the LGBTQ+ community

Members of the LGBTQ+ community make excellent foster carers. They often understand the feelings of being ‘different’ that many foster children experience and show empathy and compassion. If you are LGBTQ+ here are just some of the reasons fostering could be a great option for you:

Fostering Moments: Rocky’s Story

It’s Foster Care Fortnight and this year’s theme is ‘Fostering Moments’. To celebrate this, we sat down with one of our foster carers Rocky to find out more about his fostering journey so far.

Why Nurses Make Excellent Foster Carers

For #InternationalNursesDay, we highlight some of the remarkable traits and transferrable skills nurses have that make them perfect candidates to become foster carers.

What is the difference between fostering and adoption in the UK?

It’s easy to get fostering and adoption confused, as both provide stable, caring homes to young people who are unable to live with their birth families. However, there are many differences between the two in terms of the legality, purpose, demand, support offered and commitment.

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