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Key workers warn ‘new wave’ of families to be plunged into ‘bleakest’ winter crisis, as parents struggle to feed and clothe their children

Monday 14 September 2020 /
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Family finances are set to worsen as parents struggle to feed children and clothe their children.

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

Tuesday 01 September 2020 / Fostering
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Darren talks about his recent experience of being a male carer and why more men should foster.

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Welcoming a new foster child into your home

Thursday 20 August 2020 / Parenting Tips
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While it’s a personal experience, there are steps all foster carers can take to make a new foster child feel welcome.

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Fewer and farther between: health checks for babies and toddlers

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Almost two thirds of children in some areas do not receive crucial mandatory health visitor checks

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NI executive must prioritise children & young people as much as health and economy: Plea from over 50 organisations

Friday 07 August 2020 /
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Over 50 organisations are urging the government to prioritise and protect vulnerable children and young people.

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