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16/07/2024

What is the average pay for foster carers?

The average pay for foster carers is difficult to understand as there is no requirement for fostering agencies or local authorities to…

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05/07/2024

What is the hardest part of fostering?

What is the hardest part of fostering? Fostering can have a profound emotional impact, both positively and negatively. In this blog, we’ll…

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28/06/2024

Foster representation in television

Many of us seek media that represent varied experiences and backgrounds, and foster care is no different….

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06/06/2024

Fostering vs Adoption

There is often some confusion in differentiating between fostering and adoption. Within this blog, I will attempt to make understanding the differences…

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10/05/2024

Foster Care Fortnight 13th-26th May 2024

Foster Care Fortnight is around the corner and over the next two weeks Beacon Fostering will be using our social media channels…

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09/05/2024

Foster carers required locally in Liverpool with an 11% increase in children in care over the past 5 years!

There is an estimated shortage of over 7,000 fostering families across England. Foster Care Fortnight, aims to highlight this need and promote…

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19/02/2024

Foster carer allowances increased!

For the next financial year from April 2024, foster carer allowances have been increased following a 6.8% rise as shared by the…

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Safer Internet Day – keeping children safe

Safer Internet Day was recently held on Tuesday 6 February 2024 as supported and led by the UK Safer Internet Centre. The…

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