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‘I'm proud of being a single male foster carer’: why more men should foster

Tuesday 01 September 2020 / Fostering
Darren Long

Darren talks about his recent experience of being a male carer and why more men should foster.

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How fostering filled a gap we didn’t even realise we had

Thursday 06 August 2020 / Fostering, Families
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John and Geraldine share their fostering journey and how they introduced three boys into their family.

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"Employers often find it difficult to understand an adopter’s journey": Being an adopter during lockdown

Saturday 01 August 2020 / Adoption, Families
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One of our adopters recently wrote to us explaining how his family has had to adapt during lockdown.

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“His hours have been getting cut every week, and next time he might not get any”: supporting families during the coronavirus pandemic

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Kim was told about the Action for Children emergency fund to ensure the family could continue to put food on the table.

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Delivering amazon vouchers to young carers during the coronavirus pandemic

Thursday 16 July 2020 / Young Carers
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Our Pembrokeshire Young Carers service has been delivering Amazon vouchers to local young carers.

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