Tag Archives: Long term fostering

Flying the Flag for LGBT Fostering and Adoption

Somerset County Council flew the rainbow flag at County Hall to mark LGBT Fostering and Adoption week, beginning Monday 5th March. It’s a symbol of support for those in the LGBT community, who want to make a difference to children’s lives. Caroline and her wife Liz have been fostering for six months and it gives […]

Somerset School kids ‘foster’ awareness

Somerset school pupils have starred in a heart-warming video about childhood and fostering in a bid to raise awareness and help find more foster carers for vulnerable children in Somerset. The children from Holy Trinity Primary School, Taunton, share some of the happiest times in their own childhood in the video. They also reflect on […]

Make a difference with long term fostering

Foster carers from Bridgwater have backed Somerset County Council’s appeal to attract more foster carers by sharing their experience of long term permanent fostering. The Council is looking for more foster carers to look after children on a long term, permanent basis. Rachel and Christina, from the Bridgwater area, were approved to foster in November […]