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The Fostering Network
The Fostering Network is the UK’s leading fostering charity. We help everyone who is fostered to achieve the very best they can.
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The Fostering Network Aug 16
Absolutely - it's so important to maintain that 'golden thread' of relationships. That's why we have launched our Keep Connected principles:
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Kathleen Toner Aug 13
Great day bodyboarding and rock climbing at the Fostering Attainment and Achievement Teen Adventure Scheme
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Sophia Alexandra Hall Aug 12
My first magazine cover!😅 Thank you to the awesome team at for this super cool honour. Brilliant to read about all the great stuff these guys are supporting in the foster care world right now. Have a look for yourselves!
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The Fostering Network Campaigns Aug 12
Thank you to everyone in Scotland who has already written to their MSP about introducing a national minimum foster care allowance. Please join the campaign at
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The Fostering Network Aug 12
Exit interviews can be a great way of getting information to help improve practise & support the recruitment & retention of foster carers. We've produced a free, downloadable exit interview toolkit for our members. Read about it at:
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HarperNonFiction Aug 7
Lovely piece from author of on the importance of preserving memories for young children in care
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The Fostering Network Aug 9
Day Seeing as it's why not have a look at some of the books we've reviewed on our website. we'd also love to hear your suggestions for others you have enjoyed/found useful.
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The Fostering Network Aug 9
Find out more about the Attainment and Achievement programme in at
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The Fostering Network in Wales Aug 8
Can you help fundraise for The Fostering Network by joining our 5K walk around Cardiff Bay? We start , walking along the Coast Path and looping back for family friendly activities! You won’t want to miss it
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The Fostering Network Aug 8
to this blog by our vice-president, a former professional baker, who tells us the benefits of baking with your fostering family. The outcome might be great for a bake sale too (hint, hint)!
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The Fostering Network Aug 8
We would like foster carers in to write to their MSPs to urge to fulfil her manifesto pledge to introduce a national minimum allowance in Scotland. Take action at:
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Children in Scotland Aug 8
New 25 Calls response: Responding to Call 7 of our campaign, 'Support the aims & work of – making changes to improve care now & in future', Sara Lurie () says, 'Improving care cannot wait.'
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The Fostering Network Aug 8
Don't forget to take our 10 minute membership survey - it closes tomorrow! By sharing your feedback, you will help us to ensure we are providing a membership that meets your needs.
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The Fostering Network Aug 7
The latest edition of Foster Care will be landing on our members' doormats this week. Login to our website for the complete issue or see a snippet of the magazine here:
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The Fostering Network Aug 6
Good luck to everyone getting today. Remember there is Young people, parents and carers can ring on 0808 100 8000 for support and advice.
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Sara Lurie Aug 5
How are care experienced people represented in today’s world? “Full Consent to Speak on My Behalf” ~ a hard hitting, thought provoking, brilliant performance by at the ! Pictured here with the amazing cast!
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The Fostering Network Aug 5
Our latest blog comes from about the importance of memories and how foster carers can keep them alive for the children and young people they look after. Read it at:
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The Fostering Network Aug 4
Read our blog highlighting five (of the many)ways the new Children's Minister, , can help improve in England:
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The Fostering Network Aug 3
If you are a member, we want to hear your views to ensure we are providing a membership that meets your needs. Please take 10 minutes to complete our short survey by Friday 9 August.
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The Fostering Network Aug 1
Absolutely thrilled that our Step Up Step Down programme has been shortlisted for the Big Impact Award at
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