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Fosterline is free, confidential, impartial and supportive for you as a foster carer, or if you are thinking of becoming a foster carer.

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What to do if you are worried about a child

If you believe a child is currently placed in a vulnerable position and/or may be suffering neglect or abuse, it can be difficult to know what to do.

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What happened when Fosterline met Fostering Ambassadors Debbie & Lydia

Hear from two inspirational ladies Debbie and Lydia as they share their thoughts on foster care, the qualities needed to be a foster carer, why fostering is so important and much more.

Please see the video below.

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Take our survey to see if you fit the criteria to foster children and young people. Are you that person who can make a difference in a child’s life? Can you foster? Can you change lives?

Foster carers are needed from all ethnic origins with varying faiths, cultures and languages. Can you foster? Can you change lives?

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News You Need To Know

Call for Evidence – Fostering Stocktake

Sir Martin Narey and Mark Owers have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Education to conduct a National Fostering Stocktake. As a first…

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We’re working with children in care to improve mental health

It’s good news that mental health in general, and children’s mental health in particular, is being given increasing attention by the media and greater consideration…

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Children in care ‘pinballed’ around system, warns children’s commissioner

Nearly three-quarters of children in care have experienced a change in school, home or social worker over a 12-month period, data collated by the Office…

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Care applications surge by 14 per cent to new record high

The number of applications for children to be taken into care have hit a new record level, official figures have confirmed. During 2016/17 there were…

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