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Surviving to Thriving

Surviving to Thriving

Surviving to Thriving We regularly identify current research, events or developments which we feel may interest you. This month I want to let you know about a free conference I attended in June 2019, which was organised by the British Red Cross, UpRising and the...

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Fostering Babies and Toddlers

Fostering Babies and Toddlers

Fostering Babies and Toddlers As part of your application to foster, you will be asked what age children you’d be willing to look after. Have you thought about what’s involved in fostering babies and toddlers? Fostering any child is a 24/7 commitment. You may think...

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What Our Carers Say: Sara

What Our Carers Say: Sara

What Our Carers Say: Sara Sara, one of our foster carers, explains what fostering means to her and her family, and what AFA have done to help them on their journey. She summarises: "If you're thinking about fostering, I would say it's a fantastically rewarding...

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FCF19: Our Carers: Zadie and Mark

FCF19: Our Carers: Zadie and Mark

#FCF19: Our Carers: Zadie and Mark This Foster Care Fortnight, was wanted to share this wonderful fostering success story. Here are two of our foster carers, Zadie and Mark. The third pictures is a young lady called Zydonie. Zydonie was fostered by Zadie and Mark and...

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What Our Carers Say: Zadie, AFA Foster Carer

What Our Carers Say: Zadie, AFA Foster Carer

What Our Carers Say: Zadie Our placement manager has been a cornerstone in achieving our goal as foster carers. When we had a million questions to ask, she answered every one with a smile. When we went through to panel the words “you’ll be fine” were ringing through...

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