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Carer Conferences

Carer Conferences

Being a foster carer can be a tough job, emotionally and mentally.  Foster carers open not just their homes, but their hearts, to vulnerable children in need.  Children in care often have emotional, social or health issues, making them particularly care-intensive and sometimes more challenging.

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Christmas Drive

Christmas Drive

Christmas carols and songs; a surefire sign that Christmas is near.  A sign that it’s time to start thinking of how we will celebrate over the Christmas period.  A sign that it’s time to start buying presents to give to loved ones and thinking about what food we will be cooking to share with those who we are celebrating with.  A sign that “It’s the most wonderful time of the year”.

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Calling For Change in Foster Care

Calling For Change in Foster Care

It is no secret that the foster care system is in crisis.  Carers are exiting the system at an unprecedented rate with 1277 leaving in 9 months.  Case worker turn over is at an all time high and the outcomes for children who have experienced out-of-home care range from severe mental health issues, drug and alcohol addiction or juvenile justice.

More needs to be done and here at Foster Care Angels we believe that with some changes in mindset a huge, positive impact can be achieved.

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7 Things NOT To Say To A Foster Carer

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7 Things NOT To Say To A Foster Carer

Being a foster carer is a tough gig. Children in foster care need someone who will advocate for them and love them.  Many carers have to deal with peoples mis-conceptions by fielding comments that often leave them scratching their heads.  Here we share the 7 most comment comments made to foster carers.

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