FCA Yorkshire and Lincolnshire Crowned Twice at Children and Young People’s Awards
October 28 2021
FCA’s Participation Team won The Partnership Working Award whilst Participation Officer, Nazma Liaqat walked proudly away with The Support Worker Award at this year's National Children and Young People Awards.
Inspiring the Next Generation: FCA to Host Virtual Environmental Summit
September 29 2021
In partnership with Durham University, Foster Care Associates will be hosting its first virtual environmental summit to inspire and educate the children and young people across FCA about the growing effects of climate change.
Couple share their story to encourage more of the LGBTQIA+ community to consider fostering
August 2 2021
A Northern Ireland based couple are sharing their story to encourage more members of the LGBTQIA+ community to consider becoming a foster parent.
FCA North East Highly Commended at the National Children & Young People Awards
July 29 2021
Neil Morris, Operations Director at FCA, and his team in the North East region were Highly Commended at this week’s National Children and Young People Awards.
Foster Care Fortnight 2021
April 23 2021
FCA is once again excited to take part in this year’s Foster Care Fortnight – an annual nationwide campaign to raise the profile of fostering in the UK.
“It’s not all about making them happy and giving them nice things, it’s about being a comforting presence and being kind. Sometimes they just need to know you are there.”
April 2 2022
Single foster parent, Marlene, based in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, has worked with children with autism, shares her incredible fostering journey so far.
“The big thing was making that decision and going with it. We’ve never regretted it, and never looked back!”
March 24 2022
Steve and Eileen, winners of the Families First Foster Carer award in 2017 and foster parents for over 15 years, sit down to talk to us about their journey so far.
“It is amazing to see what wonderful children they have grown to become.”
March 15 2022
Christie Newbold, a Derbyshire local, has been fostering for the past 3 years and sat down to share her experience and advice for future foster parents.
Foster parent, Kerry, shares her incredible fostering journey with a talented child in her care who was destined for higher education.
March 1 2022
As part of our #ChangeTheStory campaign, Kerry shares the incredible success of a young person in her care, and how he went on to achieve his ambition.
"We find fostering so rewarding, we do not consider it as a job, it’s a way of life.”
February 28 2022
Foster parents, Delia and Franz Cox, who are based in the North of England, have been fostering vulnerable children for seven years and are currently looking after two children.
7 Ideas For Couples Who Can’t Have Children
May 6 2022
There are dozens of ways to start a new family. Here are some options you can consider when you can’t have children.
5 tips for when your foster placement ends
April 15 2022
Ending foster placements can be an extremely emotional and upsetting time for foster parents. Here are 5 tips for when your foster placement ends
6 signs you know it’s time to transfer foster agency
April 4 2022
When you’re a foster parent, one of the most important things is being satisfied with your foster agency. But what happens if you’re not happy?
Important Skills Needed to be a Foster Carer
March 28 2022
Foster parents do a truly amazing job by opening up their hearts and homes to children in care, but it takes a lot of hard work and dedication. Here’s a list of the most essential skills needed to be a foster carer.
How You Can Help Refugee Children
March 21 2022
Take a look at these ways in which you can help not just Ukrainian refugees, but vulnerable asylum-seeking children and young people from all over the world.