News & Events

Below you will find a raft of very useful, interesting and heart-warming articles. Some will focus on industry information, others will be on our team here at Foster for Plymouth and occasionally there will be amazing articles surrounding our fantastic carers and the children and young adults they support.

If you have an interesting article that you feel is worthy of this page, then we’d encourage you to contact a member of our team.

LATEST NEWS

Foster for Plymouth celebrating their Sons and Daughters
15th Oct 2020
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As part of the Fostering Network’s national ‘Sons and Daughter’s Month’, Plymouth City Council is highlighting the valuable role the sons and daughters of foster carers play.

Councillor Jemima...

Foster for Plymouth Participation Team - Children's voices being heard
21st Sep 2020
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‘Our vision is to put children and young people at the heart of practice by engaging them within a framework of participation, consultation and involvement which enables their views, voices and experiences...

Foster for Plymouth Skills to Foster Eilish Doran
31st Jul 2020
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Plymouth City Council’s “Skills to Foster” is an interactive and entertaining programme which gives applicants the opportunity to learn how to be trauma-informed and therapeutic foster carers.

You...

Foster for Plymouth - Why did we become foster carers
31st Jul 2020
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When our 5 children were young we always discussed how we would like to foster once the youngest became more independent.  Four years ago it felt right.  Matt had always worked with children...

Foster for Plymouth - My experience as a new foster carer
30th Jul 2020
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I am a single foster carer with two sons age 21 and 17. My mum lives with us in a self-contained annexe within our home and between us, we have 3 dogs. I work in a school term time only.

I have...

Foster for Plymouth - Foster Grandad Roy
29th Jul 2020
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Fostering involves the wider community and family and Foster Grandad Roy is just that. He has an amazing allotment here in Plymouth and for over 12 years has been having school children and his daughter’s...

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