About Adoption and Fostering

Give a Suffolk child the care they dream about

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From: SuffolkCC

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Fostering video: How Surrey County Council is protecting vulnerable children

Take a look at our film to find out how Surrey County Council helps to provide a loving home for children who can't be with their birth parents.

Surrey County Council's aim is to make a positive difference to the lives of our residents every day. One of our priorities is to protect our vulnerable children.

There are many reasons why a child or young person can't be with their birth family but by fostering them you can help them stay in their community and school, close to their family...

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From: surreymatters

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Money Shortage Stalling Adoptions

http://news.sky.com/skynews/video

There are families who want a child, and record numbers of kids in care - yet adoption in the UK is stalling because of a lack of money. Hundreds of vulnerable children are being left in foster homes because councils can't afford to use adoption agencies. Sky's Jane Dougall reports on the damaging wait for both children and would-be parents.

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From: Sky News

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Barnardo's | Fostering and Adoption | Change a Life

Change a life, foster a child – Barnardo’s Fostering

In this emotional video, you will hear from Barnardo’s children and their experiences of foster care with us.

“Mum left me at the hospital when I was born. I’ve been in care ever since then.”

Understand how children feel about their foster carers and how becoming a carer can make a positive change to their life. Be inspired to change a life of a child.

“I was ten when I first met my Barnardo’s foster carers. I was so...

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From: Barnardo's

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Barnardo's | Fostering and Adoption | Change a Life - Preview Film

Change a life, foster a child – Barnardo’s Fostering

In this emotional video, you will hear from Barnardo’s children and their experiences of foster care with us.

“Mum left me at the hospital when I was born. I’ve been in care ever since then.”

Understand how children feel about their foster carers and how becoming a carer can make a positive change to their life. Be inspired to change a life of a child.

“I was ten when I first met my Barnardo’s foster carers. I was so...

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From: Barnardo's

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Fostering Surrey Matters

A Surrey foster carer tells us about her experience of fostering a disabled child.

Surrey County Council's aim is to make a positive difference to the lives of our residents every day. One of our priorities is to protect our vulnerable children.

There are many reasons why a child or young person can't be with their birth family but by fostering them you can help them stay in their community and school, close to their family and friends.

We need foster carers to help this happen. In...

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From: surreymatters

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Ofsted

The Office for Standards in Education, Children's services, and Skills inspects state schools; some independent schools; children's social service; child care, adoption, and fostering agencies. For information on preparing for an Ofsted inspection please visit: http://www.deniseshepherd.co.uk/education/prepare-for-ofsted-inspections

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From: Denise Shepherd

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