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Ordinary people doing extraordinary things

Published on: 2015-12-23 16:00:00

Touched by the refugee crisis, our colleagues Wendy and Sue, had the opportunity to make a difference. They travelled to the gorgeous Greek island of Lesvos, a place of safety for thousands of people in dire need of help.

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Merry Uxbridgemas! Christmas with your foster children in Uxbridge

Published on: 2015-12-15 14:04:00

There is plenty going on in Uxbridge this Christmas, find out what fun you can have with your foster children here!

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Fostering Blog - Common Misconceptions and Questions

Published on: 2015-12-15 09:37:00

When people find out I foster, I almost always get the following statement: ‘I’d love to foster but I couldn’t because of...insert a common misconception here’.

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Fostering Blog - Christmas: a Festive Minefield

Published on: 2015-12-10 09:37:00

Ask any parent and they will tell you that, even though they love Christmas, it’s also a very stressful time of year. But what about in a fostering household?

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Fostering Blog - The Assessment Process

Published on: 2015-12-02 10:30:00

Once you’ve made the decision to become a foster carer, you’ll have spoken to your family and closest friends and have completed the invaluable Skills to Foster course with your chosen agency or Local Authority and you are now ready for the official assessment to begin.

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Fostering Blog - Why do you want to foster?

Published on: 2015-11-26 11:49:00

This is a question I used to get asked a lot and one that still crops up from time to time. It starts off with yourself; something has sown the idea of opening your home to a child and you start to think about it seriously. With me, it was my previous experience of fostering Tina, who came to me under an informal arrangement with the local authority and her mother.

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Winter in Cambridge – Activities for your family

Published on: 2015-11-25 14:10:00

Unsure what to do with your family in Cambridge this year? We have some tips for you!

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Fostering Blog

Published on: 2015-11-23 16:37:00

You may already be a foster carer, just started exploring the possibility, be part of the way through the assessment process and want to know what you’re getting yourself into or have dropped into the blog because I mentioned the name Channing Tatum and you’re wondering where the celebrity gossip is.

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Anti-bullying week 2015 – Make a noise about bullying

Published on: 2015-11-19 11:12:00

The theme for this years Anti-bullying week is 'Make a noise about bullying'. Find out more and how you can get involved here.

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Happy Diwali!

Published on: 2015-11-11 08:30:00

Diwali, the Festival of Light, is a time for celebration. Find out how our foster carer, Charan and her family celebrate this special time.

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