Fostering becoming a Forces favourite

Fostering is rapidly becoming a favourite new career for those leaving the Forces or Police. More and more Foster Carers are coming to Fostering as a second career from the military and Police as they have many of the skills that a successful Foster Carer needs, including resilience and team-work. While many realise that Fostering needs compassion, understanding and nurturing; the sense of security that can be instilled through routine, respect and boundary setting can not be underestimated.

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FREE advice for migrants, asylum seekers & refugees

Croydon College is offering a specialist advice service to young migrants, asylum seekers and refugees who have been separated from their parents.

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DfE fostering ambassadors on TV’s Loose Women.

Foster carer Debbie Douglas and her TOWIE star daughter Lydia Bright spoke openly about their experiences of being a foster family on the lunchtime show. Read more >>

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Changes to child car seats law on the way

Stricter rules regarding the use of booster seats are expected to come into force later this year. When approved they’ll limit the use of backless booster seats to older children.

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@BBCRadio4: The Listening Project

Shares thoughts of real people on embracing change: Georgia & Clive, experienced foster carers, talk about the challenges and rewards of saying goodbye to foster children in to adoption. Listen now>>

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