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 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”.
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.
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.
When something doesn't quite turn out how we anticipated we can be left feeling disappointed, not just with the situation but with ourselves as well.
Supporting the mental and emotional well-being of 15 to 24 year olds
Corporate Giving - The Positive Impact Your Business Can Make To Children In Foster Care…
Is your business interested in making a difference for children in NSW? There are over 20,000 children living in foster care across NSW. These children are often living in crisis, lacking self worth or struggling to make sense of the world.
They go to stay with a new family, who may or may not have other children already. Even if some children welcome the reprieve from their home life, it doesn’t stop any of the uncertainty surrounding their new situation.