News

Fosterline’s Latest News pages will enable foster carers and prospective foster carers to maintain and update their knowledge regarding issues that affect the fostering role.

On the following pages you will be able to keep up-to-date with the latest news, features, reports, analysis, government policy and debate from within the fostering community.

Fosterline will relay information about recent events or happenings along with providing links to the source of the information so further detail can be accessed.

Unaccompanied children driven to suicide due to ‘gaps in support’ from UK, charities warn

Thousands of children who arrived in Britain alone, often following perilous journeys, are experiencing severe mental health issues due to “gaps in statutory support” provided…

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Councils to receive rate rise for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children

Councils supporting unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are to receive an increased day rate which for the first time does not take into account the child’s age…

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School admissions ‘discriminate against looked-after children’

Campaigners have claimed that looked-after children’s right to education is being breached after a survey found many schools may not be honouring the admissions code….

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Call for 16-19 education funding review as report reveals extent of cuts

The education sector is calling for an urgent government review of the impact of funding cuts on disadvantaged students after new research reveals how far…

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Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

Fosterline advisor, Kam, has written an article detailing the importance of mental health, with a focus on the mental health of care experienced children and…

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My Perfect Ramadan Journal 2019

ummi.org have released a new Ramadan Journal for Muslim children! Check it out here.

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Ramadan Health Guide

The NHS has a handy Ramadan Health Guide! If you are caring for a Muslim foster child during Ramadan or you yourself are Muslim, you…

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IMO: Digital Platform for Young People in Care and Care Leavers

IMO (In My Opinion) is a peer-led digital platform providing care-experienced young people with a space to share stories, experiences and achievements, get advice on life…

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Recommendations to Kinship Care Parliamentary Taskforce

CoramBAAF and Coram Children’s Legal Centre (CCLC) have provided evidence on current practice in kinship care assessments and recommendations for improvements to the cross-party Parliamentary…

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