Monthly Archives: April 2020

Celebrating Foster Parents Who Are Keeping Siblings Together

7 April, 2020

Our Edinburgh team are celebrating inspiring foster parents during National Siblings Day and urging more people to consider fostering brothers and sisters who need a family home. It is thought between 50% to 80% of children in care across Scotland have been split up from their sibling groups, and currently, there is a nationwide shortage […]

Fostering Assessments with Fosterplus during social distancing

6 April, 2020

In light of recent Government social distancing instructions, we have amended our recruitment and assessment processes, to ensure we can still recruit new fostering family during this difficult time. During this unprecedented period, we know many children are still in need of good foster care and as we are all uncertain how long social distancing […]

“Fostering has given us the ability to become parents for the first time”

3 April, 2020

Foster parents, Denise and her husband George, share how they’ve been able to give children who have had a poor start in life, a better future. Six and a half years ago, Denise Jarvis sold her beloved business in dog walking which she ran for almost seven years and became foster parents with her husband […]