NEWS AND BLOGS

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:

Every year, World Foster Day shines a light on the invaluable contributions of foster carers and the incredible need for more people to step into this life-changing role.

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.

Interested in becoming a foster carer? This podcast is for you! Join host Zoe Hanson and Step by Step Fostering's Sarah Luke to find out more

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

The latest in our Meet the Team series is Kelly Headen, Head of Fostering and Supported Lodgings. We interviewed Kelly to find out more about her and her passion for supporting young people.

In this blog, we’ll explore the traits that make a successful foster carer and how you can make a meaningful difference to a child's life.

We sat down with Sarah Luke, Step by Step Fostering’s Registered Manager to learn more about her and the wonderful work she does.

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.