Black History Month 2023
At Fosterplus, we are celebrating Black History Month. Download useful resources and get involved via our poetry competition.
During October each year we celebrate Black History Month. The theme this year is 'We Matter' and the Polaris People Diversity Champions have put together some fantastic resources for everyone at Fostering People to get involved and 'dig deeper and think bigger'.
Black History Month Poetry Competition
Why not get involved yourself, by entering our exciting poetry competition. This competition is open to all young people, foster parents and staff, you can enter via The Exchange by clicking here.
"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.
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