Tag Archives: Foster Care Fortnight

Somerset volunteers encouraged to consider fostering

The Quantock Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s (AONB) volunteer service is joining forces with Somerset County Council’s Fostering Team to help the search for more foster carers in Somerset. This year’s ‘Foster Care Fortnight’ campaign (14 – 27 May) will not only focus on the urgent need for Somerset based foster carers, but also […]

Poster competition launches to help children in Somerset

Somerset County Council is launching a poster competition aimed at youth organisations such as Scouts and Guides, to help the search for more foster carers. Children and young people are being invited to design a fostering poster that will reach out to potential foster carers during Foster Care Fortnight 14 – 27 May 2018, to […]

The Little Moments that Make a Big Difference

Cooking together, first holidays and going to the seaside are all some of the first special memories foster carers and a former foster child have shared in a heart-warming video marking Foster Care Fortnight. Tommy Wardle, expressed his gratitude to his Foster Carers who he now calls Mum and Dad, for all the special moments […]

Celebrating the Joy of ‘Fostering Firsts’

Baking together, going to the seaside or enjoying a pantomime are all some of the first special memories foster carers are sharing during Foster Care Fortnight. Starting next week, Foster Care Fortnight (Monday 8 to Sunday 21 May) highlights more foster carers are needed throughout Somerset to help make a difference to the lives of […]

Foster carers share their inspirational stories

Foster carers in Somerset have committed their inspirational stories to film to help raise the profile of their role during National Foster Care Fortnight (12-25 May). Somerset County Council aims to get people thinking about fostering and what they could offer a child in care. Our foster carers do an amazing job, providing a family, […]