Next Step Carer saving the school of his youth

In 2019, Matthew and his wife Grace visited his home town of Ogidi in Nigeria with their two foster sons. While they were there, they visited Matthew’s old primary school…

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Lydia Bright – Instagram Live

As part of their 2020 Fostering Excellence Awards, The Fostering Network will be holding an Instagram Live Q&A with TV star Lydia Bright on Tuesday 20 October.

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Next Step Fostering Group joins National Fostering Group

The Next Step Fostering Group has joined forces with The National Fostering Group to offer even better services to children.

Outcomes First Group has announced the acquisition of the Next Step Fostering Group from the Ward Family.

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From Fostering to the House of Commons

A story from the Fostering Network.

Last year, Kate Osborne was elected as MP for Jarrow in the North East of England for the first time. Prior to this, Kate was a Foster Carer. Before lockdown was announced in March, Vicki Swain, campaigns manager at The Fostering Network, went to meet her at her office in the House of Commons.

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A day in the life of a Foster Carer and family under lockdown

For the first eight weeks of lockdown, 2 of our Carers, Boyd & Lynne were in lockdown at their Essex, holiday lodge. “We were with our four looked-after children, TMT, RT, KR, and TD; and our daughter, Hayley has her own caravan with our granddaughters EP and KP. We all thought it would be a safer environment for the children and we were fortunate to be able to stay. Here is just a glimpse of our ‘lockdown lives’…

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