Through a series of personal stories, we aim to show the very unique contribution made by some very special people and offer an insight into the lives of children in foster care.

The views and opinions expressed in these blogs are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of NAFP.

Wilma's story

I’ve celebrated every big event, anniversary and milestone with him
7 May 2024
Children in care and independent schools

Children in care and independent schoolsChildren in care and independent schools

Louisa Fowler, Royal National Children's Springboard Foundation
18 Apr 2024

Transferring foster families quickly is more safe, and more compliant… discuss…

A series of three short blogs from Jane Keenan #3 of 3…deep breaths, people… minds may be blown
22 Mar 2024

Transferring foster families quickly is more safe, and more compliant… discuss…

A series of three short blogs from Jane Keenan #2 of 3… buckle up…
15 Mar 2024
Transferring foster families quickly is more safe, and more compliant… discuss… A series of three short blogs from Jane Keenan   #1 of 3… brace yourselves…

Transferring foster families quickly is more safe, and more compliant… discuss… A series of three short blogs from Jane Keenan   #1 of 3… brace yourselves…Transferring foster families quickly is more safe, and more compliant… discuss…

A series of three short blogs from Jane Keenan #1 of 3… brace yourselves…
8 Mar 2024
artificial intelligence and foster care

artificial intelligence and foster careArtificial intelligence and foster care

Danielle Brown
25 Oct 2023

Hazel’s story 'remember when you used to play your guitar and I used to play mine?'

NAFP spoke with Hazel, exploring her successes and favourite parts of fostering, as well as some of the challenges she’s faced
24 Aug 2023

Fran's story - 'it’s when the foster children realise that they’re part of the family'

We explore Fran's experiences of fostering - the rewarding parts, the challenges and the support that helped her in this role
19 Jun 2023
image of a cyber attack

image of a cyber attackAre fostering agencies safe from cyber attack?

As more agencies depend on their digital systems to operate, the risk of cyber attacks also increases
12 Jun 2023
an image of a book with the words foster care stories

an image of a book with the words foster care stories'Every child has left their mark in our home'

NAFP spoke with Paul and Julie about fostering in the pandemic and how they build good relationships with the parents of their foster children
12 May 2023
woman in the sunshine

woman in the sunshineHelen's story

NAFP spoke with Helen about her experiences as a foster carer, talking about why fostering is important to her
24 Apr 2023

'I feel very vulnerable. I don’t know what I don’t know.'

Foster carers and the digital world
13 Feb 2023

Fostering in England - Ofsted data, a media snapshot

Harvey Gallagher, Chief Executive, NAFP
28 Nov 2022

Cyber security and data protection simplified

Chris Keogh-Ly, Guardian Saints
23 Aug 2022

Language in fostering

By Paul Adams
3 May 2022

Book review: The Strange and Curious Guide to Trauma

Jackie Neil, Caldecott Fostering
6 Apr 2022
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