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Are you joining the Bear Hunt?
Are you joining the Bear Hunt?
01 Apr 2020

With staying at home an ongoing feature in everyone’s lives it is great to see the different ideas people are coming up with to create a bit of joy and entertainment for others. Following on from...

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Let’s use Creativity2Combat COVID-19!
Let’s use Creativity2Combat COVID-19!
30 Mar 2020

Creativity Cures is putting together a creative journal and are inviting young people to be part of it! Any young person (4-18) using any medium they want, crayon, pencil, markers or pens through...

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Stand Out supportive sites this week - Starting 23rd March 2020
Stand Out supportive sites this week - Starting 23rd March 2020
26 Mar 2020

We are sharing activities and helpful websites on our Facebook and Instagram page as we find them, but we will be trying to collate them into weekly updates on our blog for easy reference, so far we...

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AFFINITY “EXTRAORDINARY” TIMES
AFFINITY “EXTRAORDINARY” TIMES
26 Mar 2020

Foreword It has been another extraordinary week in all of our lives, and the latest advice to stay at home wherever possible is causing enormous challenges for us all, but we appreciate everything...

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Fostering in a pandemic
Fostering in a pandemic
25 Mar 2020

Our secret carer describes some of the challenges in keeping the pandemic at bay when you have teenage foster children.  Lockdown. A necessary measure. But our children are the spirited sons and...

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Can you help brighten your street?
Can you help brighten your street?
24 Mar 2020

Ideas are springing up on social media constantly at the moment, ways to fill and enjoy time with children as well as spread joy and hope to the community.  One way which is catching on is the...

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Staying Entertained in Isolation!
Staying Entertained in Isolation!
21 Mar 2020

With the isolation and school closures looming in the future the question turns to how do we keep young people entertained? While there are the obvious options of YouTube and other video streaming...

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Independent Living
Independent Living
18 Mar 2020

Moving out of home as an 18-year-old teenager can be difficult at the best of times, but for a young person with care experience it can be a massive leap into the unknown. Aside from the fact that...

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Corona Virus -  Helpful guides for children
Corona Virus - Helpful guides for children
17 Mar 2020

News and information on the Corona Virus and the Covid 19 Disease it causes is everywhere, but it is designed for adults to hear and understand.  Unsurprisingly, young people are becoming...

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What’s good about Fostering?
What’s good about Fostering?
11 Mar 2020

Our secret blogger looks at the joys of fostering and what makes it a job worth doing. Fostering can be a whirlwind of drama in which fear and fury are followed by crisis followed by emergency...

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Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!

Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!