Family First Foster Carers | National Provider

Welcome to Family First Foster Carers.

Family First Fostering is a friendly, supportive, and professional independent fostering agency (IFA) based in London. We are passionate about learning, developing, and investing in, our foster carers. We recruit foster carers across the country, focusing particularly on London, Coventry, Warwickshire, Solihull, and Stoke-on-Trent.

At Family First Foster Carers, we pride ourselves in creating an approachable ethos, so that our foster carers always feel supported. We encourage and welcome both those who are new to the role as a foster carer and those who are experienced foster carers. By supporting our carers, we believe that it will mean that a better quality of care is provided to the children and young people.

We value a community-based approach, which encourages the child or young person to interact with the outside world in an effort to ease their eventual transition to independent living. We continually strive to give new foster carers the skills and confidence they need when they choose to support a vulnerable child or young person in their home.

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Adoption Legislation Submitted to House of Lords

The fostering network has recently submitted a plan to the House of Lords’ select committee on adoption legislation. This has been done in attempt to highlight the need for a more integrated and functional approach towards permanent care placements. Fostering is the most common long term placement option for any looked after children. The current [...]
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Department of Education Random Spot Checks on Foster Agencies

New guidelines set out by the Department of Education will now include the ability to perform random and unannounced checks on any agency that is responsible for children in care. The main objectives of these random spot checks is not to put the running of the agency at risk but to look at how the [...]

Fostering Adoption Process to be Sped Up

Cameron is planning to radically speed up the amount of time it takes to place children with potential adopters. Children will be able to move in with their possible future permanent families who will act as foster carers. These new plans will see babies placed with approved adopters who will foster first, and help provide [...]
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Support For Young People in Care

More than 190 MPs have signed an early day motion calling on the government to ensure young people in care are offered support, including the chance to remain in care, until they are 21. - Currently, English local authorities have a duty of care until the child is 18. - The average age for leaving [...]

Lopez Lomong Foster Parents Head to London for Olympics

Lopez Lomong's foster parents are off to London to cheer him on in the men's 5,000-meter run Tully (Australia) residents Rob and Barbara Roger headed off Saturday morning to London to cheer on runner Lopez Lomong, their foster son, in the Olympics. Lomong is running a semi-final heat in the 5,000-meter run on Wednesday morning. [...]