Fostering and adoption blogs
Stories and advice from our foster carers, adopters and Action for Children staff
"From the beginning, fostering with Action for Children felt like a family"
Annette and Lloyd have been changing the lives of children in care for over 13 years. They tell us what they love about fostering
‘I'm proud of being a male foster carer’: why more men should foster
As a single man over 50, Darren isn't your "typical" foster carer. He tells us why more men should consider fostering
Talking to your child about fostering
Some parents worry about the impact fostering could have on their kids. Here's how to speak to them about it
Welcoming a new foster child into your home
Moving to a new home is a big change for a child. We have tips to make the transition easier for them
Fostering filled a gap we didn't even know we had
John and Geraldine never had children of their own. They started fostering eight years ago and have never looked back
Being an adopter during lockdown
Stefano and his partner Mark adopted three siblings with Action for Children. Here, Stefano tells us how their family had to adapt during lockdown
"It's about being part of a bigger family"
Every year, we bring our foster families together for fun social events. See what they're like