Tag Archives: How do I become a Foster Carer

They’re back on YouTube! Trudy and Matt’s Fostering blog #3: “On fostering teenagers”

Somerset County Council Foster Carers Trudy and Matt are back with the third lively instalment of their YouTube fostering blog – this time, focusing on teenagers. Trudy Patch, 36, and her husband Matt, 40, live in Frome. They have three children of their own and were originally approved for 0 to 6 year olds, but […]

Trudy & Matt, Episode Two: “It’s all about teamwork at the end of the day”

Episode Two of an enthusiastic Somerset Fostering couple’s new, documentary-style fostering video blog, giving an insight into their fostering experiences, can now be watched online. Somerset County Council Foster Carers, Trudy and Matt Patch, have recorded their second “v-log” on why having a strong support network in fostering is so important to them. In it, […]

Bridgwater shows-off children’s creations

People visiting Bridgwater Library are now being greeted by the bright and brilliant creations of Somerset children currently in care. The artwork by 11-to-16-year-olds, many of whom are cared for by Somerset County Council Foster Carers, aims to celebrate their dreams, aspirations, passions and interests. Vitally it also hopes to inspire more people to become […]