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Book Review: My Name Is Leon

My Name Is Leon, by Kit de Waal, is a poignant, honest, deeply moving tale of a child in care told from his point of view. 492 more words

Book Review

40 Year Foster Parent

After 40 years as a foster parent, Janet, an instantly likeable and motherly figure from West Yorkshire has seen a lot. Hundreds of children have passed through her door; some of them stayed a week, some of them stayed for years. 1,717 more words

Children In Care

Shortage of Foster Parents in the UK

An annual event aiming to raise awareness of foster care and encourage a wider range of people to become foster parents and help children in care takes place this month. 558 more words

Children In Care

What does it take to be a foster parent?

“We just wanted to help children who had difficult lives.” says Rachel on why she decided to become a foster parent. “We had the spare room and spare time so there was nothing really stopping us anymore.” 928 more words

Children In Care

Somerset children launch Foster Care Fortnight 2016!

*Foster Care Fortnight, Monday 16 to Sunday 29 May 2016*

An exuberant art exhibition created by Somerset 11 to 16 year olds who are currently in care is launching Foster Care Fortnight 2016. 702 more words

Press Releases

Taking children into care is only the start, not the solution

It’s been another bad week for children in Ireland. We saw yet more media reports raising serious questions over the foster care system, and a mother in the west of Ireland was  470 more words