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Kinship Care Week: 5-11 October 2020

Kinship Care Week: 5-11 October 2020

This week Pembrokeshire County Council are celebrating Kinship Care Week What is kinship care? Kinship care often begins with a family crisis, with a child whose parents are no longer able to care for them. When a loved one steps in – a grandparent, brother, sister, aunt, uncle or family friend, they become a kinship […]

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Have you considered fostering in Powys

Have you considered fostering?

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Upcoming live webinars delivered by Kate Cairns

Adoption Mid & West Wales have been working with Kate Cairns Associates to develop a new programme of webinars in response to Covid-19. The live webinars will delivered by Kate Cairns, who is an author, speaker and trainer with an international reputation for her work around attachment, trauma and resilience, particularly in relation to vulnerable […]

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Coronavirus and Me – Nation-wide survey

Coronavirus and Me – Nation-wide survey for children and young people in Wales

You’ve been staying home to stay safe over the last few weeks. People who can help to make a difference to your life want to listen to how you have felt about having to do this because of the Coronavirus and any effect it has had on you. This survey has been written by these […]

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intra fostercare

Five simple steps to Foster

1. Talk to us Pick up the phone and speak to a member of our friendly fostering team on 01437 774650. Find out how we can help you start your fostering journey. We will be happy to answer any questions and outline the fostering process. 2. Meet with us If you decide to take the […]

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L & D Powys Launch 30/01/2020

Launch of the Post Approval Learning and Development Framework

One of the National Fostering Framework’s (NFF) work-streams has been the development of the Learning and Development Framework for Foster Carers.  The Fostering Network and AFA Cymru led on the development of a Learning and Development Framework.  There was extensive consultation with foster carers and staff across Wales which made a significant contribution to the […]

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completion of the Induction Framework

Induction Framework

Carmarthenshire Fostering Service are very proud to have presented our Local Authority Foster Carers, Vicky and Chris Jones and Deborah Jones with certificates for the completion of the Induction Framework.  Despite being very busy with caring for their families and really embracing fostering for Carmarthenshire, Vicky, Chris and Deborah have embraced Learning and Development opportunities […]

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Boxing Day Mascot Race

Cal the Fostering Bear took on the challenge of running the annual mascot race at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli, during halftime at the Scarlets v Ospreys match on Boxing Day. Cal ran the length of the rugby pitch, Cal didn’t win the race but he gave a brilliant performance in front of a large crowd […]

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Could you foster Jack?

Jack* is a 12 year-old boy who is sociable and affectionate with a great sense of humour. Those who know Jack well describe him as loving, determined, kind, funny and energetic.  He enjoys music (especially Elvis!), cartoons, swimming and he loves playing outdoors; and his favourite place to visit is Folly Farm. He loves sensory […]

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Skills to Foster

On Thursday 14th November, as part of Skills to Foster (4 day initial training course delivered by the Fostering Team for “would be foster carers”), the Fostering Team launched the Post Approval Learning and Development Framework for Foster Carers. This plan is one of the National Fostering Frame work’s (NFF) work streams. Its aim is […]

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