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Here you'll find the latest news, articles and advice from Foster with North East.

Supporting children to move from foster care to adoption

One of the important roles many short-term foster carers do is supporting children who have lived with them to move to their adoptive parent/s.

Government minister meets North East foster carers

Minister for Children, Families and Wellbeing, David Johnston, recently met with foster carers in the North East to hear their first-hand experiences of being part of an innovative fostering support programme which has been rolled out across the region.

Press release: LGBTQ+ people from minoritised ethnic groups called to adopt and foster in the UK

Foster with North East are proud supporters of New Family Social's LGBTQ+ Adoption and Fostering Week 2024 - read their latest press release here.

What to think about at home before fostering

Before fostering, we find that potential foster carers can worry they don't have the 'right' kind of home. Our research shows 55 per cent of households in the North East have at least one spare room that could be suitable for fostering.

What will happen when you make an enquiry with us

Daniel Kenny, the service lead for Foster with North East will tell you all about how our dedicated fostering support hub will help you when you.

The benefits of sharing your home by fostering brothers and sisters

Could you share your home by fostering siblings? For Foster with North East partners, keeping brothers and sisters together is a priority and we're always looking for foster carers who can share their homes with sibling groups.

Five things you'll learn at a fostering information event

Whether the thought of fostering has come up recently or you've been curious and researching fostering for a while, our fostering information events are for people just like you.

Top tips for building a relationship with your social worker

A key part of your foster carer assessment journey will be the relationship formed between you and your social worker.

Less than half of North East would become a foster carer

New research has found that less than half (45%) of those from the North East have or would consider fostering a child - read more at the Northern Echo.

Tips for supporting cared for children at Christmas

It's the most magical time of the year for many, but Christmas can be a period of overwhelm and confusion for some children who live in foster care.

News - Foster with North East launches

Foster with North East, the first collaborative support hub, launches in North East of England to urgently recruit foster carers across the region.

What's it like to be part of a Mockingbird constellation?

Foster with North East is the first region in England to fully sign up to be part of the Fostering Network's innovative Mockingbird programme. The programme is designed to help build relationships and offer greater support for groups of fostered children and adults.