Foster Carers | London’s Leading Foster Parenting Site
Family First Fostering are are a positive, friendly, supportive, and professional independent fostering agency (IFA) based in London and are passionate about learning, developing and investing in our foster carers.
We pride our self in creating an approachable ethos so that our foster carers always feel supported. We encourage and welcome those who are both new to and experienced foster carers. We believe supporting our carers will mean a better quality of care being provided to our children and young people. We highly value a community based approach which encourages the child or young person to interact with the outside world thus easing transition to independent living. All of the above is imperative to give new foster carers the skills and confidence they need when supporting a vulnerable child or young person in their home.
Please feel free to call us on our free phone number or request a call back by completing our enquiry form.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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’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. [...]