Helping Children Deal with Bullying and Cyberbullying
November 27 2023
One of the biggest challenges young people face is bullying and cyberbullying. We discuss what this means, how to spot the signs and what to do to support your child.
Maintaining Your Mental Well-being as a Foster Parent
October 9 2023
Foster parents invest significant time and effort in safeguarding the mental well-being and happiness of the children in their care. However, it's essential to consider: Who is taking care of the foster parents themselves?
Black History Month 2023
October 6 2023
At Fosterplus, we are celebrating Black History Month. Download useful resources and get involved via our poetry competition.
How to Help Youth Aging out of Foster Care
September 18 2023
Most young people leave foster care at 18 years old. Unfortunately, a number of foster children are never able to reunite with their families, essentially leaving them alone in the world with little support. How can we help prevent the youth from aging out of the foster care system?
Meaningful Ways to Use a Spare Room
August 18 2023
Here are five ideas to inspire you to transform your spare room into a purposeful and (potentially) life-changing space.
Finding Purpose as an Empty Nester
June 7 2023
Finding purpose as an empty nester can be tough, but fear not! There are so many incredible opportunities to fill that empty space in your home when your own children fly the nest.
Fosterplus South Team Delight in their Outstanding Result
September 11 2023
Fosterplus South is celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating following an official inspection from Ofsted. The latest result is a huge achievement for Fosterplus which achieved ‘outstanding’ in all areas.
Tax Cut for Foster Parents
March 20 2023
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announces an increase in tax relief for foster carers, meaning a greater income for thousands of foster families.
Edinburgh Rugby Star Delivers Special Gift to Foster Child
March 14 2023
A 13-year-old fan enjoyed a special visit from his favourite player at Edinburgh Rugby Club, after his rugby ball was stolen at school.
Young Person Raises £240 For Homelessness
December 8 2022
A young person at Fosterplus has taken on a 20 mile cycling challenge to raise money for homelessness charity Social Bite.
Child in care raises over £1,000 for children’s hospice
June 8 2021
A young person in our care has raised over £1,000 for a children's hospice by cycling over 200km.
"I wasn't ready not to be a mum anymore."
September 19 2023
Alison is a mother and a grandmother. She started her fostering journey in 2017 and has had several young people in her care over the last 6 years.
“It’s good to know everyone’s culture. If it’s important to the child or their family, then we do what we need to do.”
July 5 2023
Super parents, Maryelen and Billy, share their inspiring story which has led them to foster over 50 children and create a charity close to their hearts.
“You get to take these children in and give them better hope for the future”
June 15 2023
Foster dad John shares his love for fostering and family life.
“I kept thinking I’m good at caring for people and I’d love to give a child a loving home”
May 16 2023
As a single woman in her 60s, and with her own children all grown up, Jane now had the time and focus to care for a foster child. She shares her inspiring story.
“To be a foster carer has been a dream of mine”
March 17 2023
Danielle always wanted to be a foster carer. She shares her first year of fostering this Mother’s Day.
Part of the Polaris Community
We're proud to be part of the Polaris Community, one of the UK’s leading communities of children’s service providers. When you join Fosterplus, you'll benefit from a local, professional team, as well as the wider support and resources from across our community of children's services.
Reasons to choose Fosterplus...
Why choose us?
Everything we do is geared towards this idea of continuity, and it’s something that our foster parents experience too – with stable teams and consistent support and training.Find out more
Careful, considered matching is key, and over many years' experience, we've developed an outstanding reputation for quality matching and excellent outcomes for children in care.Find out more
You’ll benefit from an attractive fostering payment for when a child is in your care, together with other benefits and rewards. Find out how much you could receive using our allowance calculator.Find out more
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