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Annual ‘Men in Foster Care’ event – Celebrating Affinity’s Incredible Men
Annual ‘Men in Foster Care’ event – Celebrating Affinity’s Incredible Men
12 Oct 2021

We take a day every year to focus on the amazing men who form part of our Affinity family, for fun, team bonding, and to look at the issues and concerns affecting their role as foster carers. Men...

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Guidance for completing Form F
Guidance for completing Form F
17 Sep 2021

A successful foster carer application goes far beyond you deciding that you’d like to foster a child or young person and us nodding and saying, “yes, they’d be great foster carers”. You also...

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It is time for the Summer Pot of Gold 2021!
It is time for the Summer Pot of Gold 2021!
13 Jul 2021

We love summer and we love giving that bit extra to the young people in our care and the other children in the household.  That is why we are running our Summer Pot of Gold again this year.  We...

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A very warm welcome to Essex from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
A very warm welcome to Essex from our Senior Supervising Social Worker
28 Jun 2021

My journey into social care was very fast-paced; I completed my time at school, college and went straight into university at 18 years old. At first, I did not tell my family I had applied to become a...

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2021 Activity Holiday - Alton Towers
2021 Activity Holiday - Alton Towers
10 Jun 2021

Attention Affinty Fostering Family Members!   We are really excited to announce that our 2021 Activity Holiday is going ahead!  The trip to Alton Towers is happening!  Don't forget that there...

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LGBTQ+ Fostering – all that’s needed is a loving home
LGBTQ+ Fostering – all that’s needed is a loving home
10 Jun 2021

Affinity Fostering has always believed that foster carers should come from all walks of life, our foster community is made up of a fantastic diverse group of people.  The most important thing they...

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Easter Craft Competition 2021 Results!
Easter Craft Competition 2021 Results!
20 Apr 2021

Every year we hold an Easter Egg Craft Competition and every year we are blown away by the fantastic creativity and artwork we receive back from the young people who make up the Affinity Fostering...

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Voices Groups - Letter from NAIRO
Voices Groups - Letter from NAIRO
07 Apr 2021

It is great to see that the amazing working our Voices Group undertook is still being used and appreciated. We are very proud to have been able to pass this letter from the NAIRO (National...

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Great Posters from our young people for Internet Safety Day!
Great Posters from our young people for Internet Safety Day!
10 Feb 2021

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Be Internet Legends - Useful Resources
Be Internet Legends - Useful Resources
31 Jan 2021

Be Internet Legends!  Useful resources to help stay safe online.    https://parentzone.org.uk @TheParentsZone   ...

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Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2022. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!