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Blogs & Support
Whether you're new to care or are worried about something at school, we want to support you.
Who are Fostering People?
We are an Independent Fostering agency and have a number of foster families who live across the country providing family homes for children of all ages.
We are separate to Children’s Services but we work closely with them to make sure you are ok. We want to make sure that you are happy, comfortable and safe during the time you are living with our carers.
We have our own social workers to support you and your foster carer, we have people who we can get advice from about your education and we have groups and get together for you and your carers, so you can have your say.
We provide you with lots of helpful information in these guide, there are two different ones for different ages. They contain lots of useful contact numbers, what to do if you find yourself in a difficult situation and lots of ideas of activities and groups you may wish to get involved in.
Fostering People will also send you magazines from time to time which will let you know what’s going on in Fostering People and for young people enables you to get directly involved.
Staying Safe Online - Tips and Resources
April 25 2023
We have some basic tips and resources that can help you stay safe online without sacrificing the fun and usefulness of technology.
How to deal with anxiety at school no matter what you’re going through
April 19 2022
Have you been thinking about missing school because of depression and anxiety? Then now’s the time to do something about it.
A guide for how to deal with bullies at school
March 10 2022
When you’re being bullied at school it can be very hard to know to handle it. Here are some tips for dealing with bullies at school.
Boost Your Self-Confidence With These 7 Tips
July 3 2023
If you're looking to boost your self-confidence and feel more at ease while tackling new challenges, We've got some suggestions that might help. Give these a shot and see how they work for you!
7 Things to Do If You Feel Angry
June 12 2023
If you are angry, there are some good things to do that will help you deal with feeling like this, stay in control, and manage how you react.
What to do if you’re worried about how you look
May 17 2023
Learn how to deal with negative self-talk, embrace your unique qualities, and focus on self-care practices that make you feel good inside and out.
Looking After Yourself - Why It’s Important & Where to Get Help
February 16 2023
Learning how to look after yourself well is one of the most important life skills that you can have.
How to proudly come out as LGBTQ+ at school
May 23 2022
You’ve just learned something new about yourself, and you’re happy and excited to embrace it. We provide tips for how to come out as gay at school, to friends, and to family.
Need A Bit More Help Or Want To Talk?
New to care?
So...you might be feeling nervous, and not know much right now but that’s okay, we’ve got you covered. Download a guide to living in a foster family with Fostering People.Read More
Have Your Say
Your feedback is important to us and your carers. We use it to help us provide support to your carers and it also goes towards a review that your carers have each year.Read More
There are many reasons you may be unhappy, as it’s not always easy living in a foster family. Let us know if you're concerned about the way that you are being treated.Read More
Stay Safe Online
It can be difficult to know what to do to keep yourself safe online. Here are some resources for you and your foster family.Read More
Keep In Touch
Are you someone that used to be in foster care with Fostering People and have now reached independence? We would like to keep in touch with you to find out how things are going now you’re an adult.Read More
Blogs, Support & News
We care about you and want to provide content that can support you as you work your way through foster care. Whether you're new to care or are worried about something at school, we want to support you.Read More