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Celebrating Community this Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight 2023 is celebrated from 15th – 28th May. This year the theme is #FosteringCommunties! Foster Care Fortnight 2023 is a…

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How We’re Celebrating Care Day 2023

Friday, 17 February, is Care Day – the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people with care experience! This…

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Self care at Christmas

Christmas, the period around it, and winter in general can bring moments of real joy, but they can also present…

Queen Elizabeth
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In Memory of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 1926-2022

Safehouses was deeply saddened by the death of Queen Elizabeth II on 8 September 2022. During the 70 years of…

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What type of foster carer should I be and why?

If you’ve decided to pursue a career in foster care then that’s amazing news to us. In our opinion, you’ve…

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Foster Stories

Meet our foster carer

Foster Carer Q&A: Karen from West Yorkshire Safehouses stalwart, Karen, has fostered 27 children since becoming a foster carer with us…

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Are you an experienced foster carer? Here are five reasons…

Foster carers everywhere we salute you. Every day you go above and beyond to provide a safe and nurturing home environment for a child or young person…

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Do I need experience with children to be a foster…

As with most things in life, previous experience makes everything a little easier but it’s definitely not essential to become…