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Foster carers are needed from all ethnic origins with varying faiths, cultures and languages, especially for sibling groups, teenagers, children from black and minority ethnic groups, children with disabilities and asylum seeking children. Help make a difference by supporting our #OneMoreHome campaign.

Can you foster? Take our quiz to see if you fit the criteria to foster children and young people. If you are inspired to become a foster carer, here is what you can expect in 8 steps to fostering.

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News You Need To Know

A list of incredible UK people who were fostered adopted or in children’s homes

Lemn Sissay, the poet and former care leaver has published a list of 100 inspirational people who have been fostered, adopted or in children’s homes….

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Staying Put: Grant Determination Letter

The Department for Education has published a Section 31 grant determination letter for March 2019 setting out the details of how much funding local authorities…

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Funding for Personal Adviser Support for Care Leavers to Age 25: Grant Determination Letter

The Department for Education has published a Section 31 grant determination letter for March 2019 setting out the details of how much funding local authorities have…

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‘Our Lives Beyond Care’: Bright Spots

As part of its Bright Spots programme, Coram Voice has published results of its new survey ‘Our lives beyond care’. The survey looks at the views…

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