Tag Archives: Somerset Fostering

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 […]

Children in care’s creations on show in Yeovil

Bright and brilliant creations by Somerset 11 to 16 year olds in care have gone on display at Yeovil Library until the end of June. The artworks celebrate the dreams, aspirations, passions and interests of children looked after, and hope to inspire more people to become Foster Carers for older children. Among the creations is […]

Celebrating fantastic Foster Carers’ commitment to children

The tireless enthusiasm and energy of Somerset County Council foster carers in helping turn children’s lives around has been celebrated at an awards event. Over 120 foster carers attended the authority’s annual awards ceremony on Friday 15 April, supported by social workers, the Cabinet Member for Children and Families, Frances Nicholson, and Julian Wooster, Somerset […]