#Fostercarer Carol says much of the public perception of #foster children is based on stereotypes and misconceptions https://t.co/ah7OrqGTZz
More #foster carers are needed for #sibling groups like Anna and her sisters https://t.co/t32nk0aNjv https://t.co/voNzD1J3Bi @FosterlineGov
Read 12 yr old Anna’s story of going into #foster care with her sisters https://t.co/t32nk0aNjv more carers needed… https://t.co/VHsWrWdeVl

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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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Find out how we can help you with your fostering question by getting in touch with us:

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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.

Click here to see our advice.

Current Vacancies

FosterTalk is currently recruiting for a Fostering Advisor (fixed term contract until April 2018).

The successful candidate will be required to provide impartial information, advice and signposting on the broad range of issues of concern to foster carers and those interested in fostering, in order to support foster carers in their role, aid retention of foster carers and encourage recruitment of foster carers.

To see more information on the job description, please click here.  For an application form, please click here.

Closing date: Friday June 2nd, 2017.

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.

Can You Foster? – Can You Change Lives?

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Can you foster quiz                               Start your fostering journey

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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Our Fosterline friends are vital to the future sustainability of the free advice service.  Find out more about how they’ve helped us, and how you can become a Fosterline friend:

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News You Need To Know

Fostering a child with complex needs means being their advocate

Foster carer Gina Hickson shares her experience of fostering a young boy with complex needs. She explains that, “fostering a child with complex needs means…

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Fostering Ambassadors Debbie Douglas and Lydia Bright promote fostering on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Debbie Douglas and her birth daughter Lydia are both ambassadors for fostering. They both talked openly yesterday (10th May) to Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour presenter…

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Fosterline launches foster recruitment campaign

Fosterline England has today launched a campaign to motivate people from all backgrounds to consider if they can care enough to become a foster carer. …

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Digital support for foster carers

HMRC is hosting a live webinar for foster carers, explaining the important tax issues they need to know about. During the webinar they’ll learn about…

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