Migration and Refugees

Many of our foster children (as well as lots of our foster carers!) were not originally born in the UK and have travelled from their home countries to settle and make a new life for themselves here.  Some will have arrived with family looking for new opportunities or a fresh start, however, some are trafficked…

Black Lives Matter: A statement from UK Fostering

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” Nelson Mandela   At UK Fostering we see it as an opportunity as much as a responsibility to be involved and take part in discussions around Black Lives Matter and on a whole equality, racism, preconceptions, discrimination, and history. It is essential that we raise the awareness amongst…

New Year’s Resolutions – 2021

It is that time of the year again where we begin to reflect upon the past twelve months (perhaps groan at some of the decisions made) and consider ways in which we can embrace the new year by setting a personal goal or implementing a change to our lifestyle. Most of us are well versed…

Authors That Foster

Or should that be the other way around – foster carers that are published authors!  As we slip further into the wintery months (and at the time of writing – COVID-19 lockdowns), we may find ourselves turning to a good book.  That which, along with its companions – cosy chair and cuppa – can keep…