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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 we should be empowering the young people in our care.
Why we should be empowering the young people in our care.
04 Mar 2020

Care Day is the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people who are in or have experienced the care system. Affinity love celebrating every year, but this year the theme was based...

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020
Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020
02 Mar 2020

Today is the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week which runs from the 2nd to the 8th March 2020. It is heavily supported by BEAT, the UK's Eating Disorder Charity who have a lot of supporting...

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International Book Giving Day 2020!
International Book Giving Day 2020!
14 Feb 2020

The International Book Giving Day is all about getting books into the hands of as many children as possible, with, shockingly, as many as 1 in 8 disadvantaged children not owning a single...

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Keeping Children Safe Online
Keeping Children Safe Online
05 Feb 2020

February 11th is Safer Internet Day and this year the theme is ‘Together for a better internet’. When you start thinking about it, the internet has become an ever-present tool within our homes....

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Affinity Christmas Craft Mornings
Affinity Christmas Craft Mornings
24 Dec 2019

We had a great morning both in Ingatestone and Boston for our young people's craft mornings on 21st December. The young people loved being able to get creative and make their own Christmas items, all...

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Coping with back to school anxiety
Coping with back to school anxiety
23 Dec 2019

The start of a new school year or term can sometimes be a stressful or anxious time for children and young people. This can be heightened if the new term also means a new school. Some anxiety is...

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Voices Group Christmas Lunch 2019
Voices Group Christmas Lunch 2019
23 Dec 2019

On Saturday 21st November we had our Christmas lunch for our inspirational young person's group, Voices. Over Christmas treats, we reviewed the brilliant work they have undertaken over the last 12...

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Christmas Arts and Crafts Events on the 20th December!
Christmas Arts and Crafts Events on the 20th December!
12 Dec 2019

Join us at our Christmas Arts and Crafts events on the 20th of December. We are holding one at our office at Ingatestone Hall and the other will be held at Fenside Community Centre (PE21 8NL)  ...

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Affinity Fostering 5th Annual Conference!
Affinity Fostering 5th Annual Conference!
10 Dec 2019

Our 5th annual Foster Carer’s conference at Marriott Waltham Abbey was held last week. Our latest conference saw our Foster Carers enjoy 2 days of inspiring training, and a great evening Christmas...

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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!