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Our Voices Group is being heard!
Our Voices Group is being heard!
13 Aug 2019

  Affinity have a young person lead group, called "Voices", who meet regularly to discuss issues important to them and advise Affinity in their policies and literature for children and young...

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The journey to becoming a foster carer
The journey to becoming a foster carer
26 Jul 2019

  For new foster carers, becoming members of the Affinity Fostering team can be an enlightening and positive experience. One couple talks about their journey to fostering their first...

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We’re all different
We’re all different
12 Jun 2019

There’s a song by Groove Armada that starts with the lines “If everybody looked the same, we’d get tired of looking at each other.” It’s true. What makes us fascinating and interesting is...

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Boys will be boys
Boys will be boys
07 Jun 2019

Our secret single male foster carer shares his thoughts on fighting and standing your ground... Boys fight. Not all of them, but a lot of them, and those that don’t are often under considerable...

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Dealing with Class A Drugs
Dealing with Class A Drugs
02 May 2019

Our secret single male foster carer shares his thoughts on - What do you do when you discover the lad you are caring for is not only taking Class A drugs, but is actually dealing in them? Panic?...

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Voices Group awarded certificates for their Passport to Parliament work
Voices Group awarded certificates for their Passport to Parliament work
21 Feb 2019

It’s been a great day with our young people’s group, Voices. It was wonderful to have Become with us to award certificates for the group’s Passport to Parliament work. They also used this...

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Growing up
Growing up
15 Feb 2019

Nine year old G has written a fantastic short story for Coram Voice’s Creative Writing Competition. He’s given us his permission to post it and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do! Growing Up...

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Problem Child
Problem Child
01 Feb 2019

Our secret single male foster carer shares the second in a series of blog posts about his experience of fostering -- the highs, the lows and everything in between. ‘Teenage foster kids. Who’d...

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Suspended Animation and Online-Gaming
Suspended Animation and Online-Gaming
01 Jan 2019

Our secret single male foster carer shares the second in a series of blog posts about his experience of fostering -- the highs, the lows and everything in between. It’s a blow when a foster...

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Getting creative this Christmas
Getting creative this Christmas
21 Dec 2018

Two of our young people, S & D made this amazing Affinity Christmas Crossword, using words they associate with Affinity. S & D also made a real jigsaw in the shape of a gingerbread man...

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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!