Supporting foster carers at no extra cost

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online this Christmas – from the perfect gift and novelty socks to your turkey and pantomime tickets – you could be raising a free donation for Fosterline Foundation? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and […]

Minister commends Fosterline at FosterTalk carer awards 2015

Edward Timpson Minister of State for Children and Families commended FosterTalk on the delivery of the Fosterline independent advice and support service during his address at the FosterTalk foster carer awards ceremony. The Minister was unable to attend the award ceremony this year due to his governmental commitments but he was very keen to express […]

Fosterline Foundation £21,000 and Counting

Since the launch of the Fosterline Foundation at the FosterTalk 10th Anniversary awards event last year the Minister Edward Timpson challenged the Fosterline Foundation to carry out fundraising activities on behalf of Fosterline. Central to the Foundation’s ambition is the long-term sustainability of the Fosterline Freephone number and website, so that it will continue to […]

Fosterline late night phone-in

Fosterline’s next information evening for current and prospective foster carers is on Wednesday 11th November 2015 7.00pm – 9.00pm. If you need to speak to someone in confidence without the children being in earshot, you can call Fosterline in the evening between 7.00pm and 9.00pm. Fosterline’s qualified advisers will be on hand to offer independent […]

Shop online and support Fosterline

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online this Christmas – from the perfect gift and novelty socks to your turkey and pantomime tickets – you could be raising a free donation for Fosterline Foundation? There are nearly 3,000 retailers on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and […]

Home and car insurance for foster carers

As a foster carer it is really important that all your insurance policies cover your foster children. When you become a foster carer we strongly advise you to inform your home and motor insurance companies that you foster. You should also take the time to understand and be clear about how fostering children will affect […]

What can we do better for care leavers?

For Care Leavers’ Week, Community Care asks how children’s services and society can improve circumstances for care leavers For Care Leavers’ Week, which starts today, Community Care asked people involved in the sector what they believe society can do better for care leavers. Care leavers are often regarded as one of the most vulnerable groups […]