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We’re recruiting!
We’re recruiting!
27 Jul 2023

Do you want to be part of our close-knit, friendly team? Do you want to make a real difference in the lives of children? We have two roles that we are wishing to fill currently. Affinity Fostering...

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Meet the Affinity Fostering Team
Meet the Affinity Fostering Team
14 Jul 2023

Floria Affinity Fostering was founded in 2013. Unlike many fostering agencies, Affinity is a familiy business and this sense of family is visible in the close-knit team we’ve established. Many of...

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Understanding parent and child fostering
Understanding parent and child fostering
20 Jun 2023

What is parent and child fostering? When we talk about parent and child fostering, people often don’t know that it exists and may not understand it or consider it a part of the fostering landscape....

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Our Foster Carer Forum Update!
Our Foster Carer Forum Update!
17 May 2023

Affinity fostering prides itself on listening to the young people in our care through our VOICES group where we consult with our young people about the development of our policies and practice, but...

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Introducing the Nurturing Initiative for New and Experienced Foster Carers
Introducing the Nurturing Initiative for New and Experienced Foster Carers
17 May 2023

Are you considering becoming a foster carer, or looking to move to an Ofsted Outstanding agency that truly supports its foster carers? We're excited to share some great news with you! Here at...

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Building a Nurturing Community for everyone in the Affinity Family
Building a Nurturing Community for everyone in the Affinity Family
17 May 2023

Fostering young people is not a one-person job; it takes a whole community to create an environment in which children and teenagers can grow and thrive. As an independent fostering agency, with an...

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Celebrating Foster Carers During Foster Care Fortnight 2023
Celebrating Foster Carers During Foster Care Fortnight 2023
15 May 2023

Foster Care Fortnight is here again, and we couldn't be more excited! As an Ofsted outstanding fostering independent agency, we are proud to support this essential campaign that aims to raise...

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Delegated Authority in Foster Care: Empowering Carers and Supporting Children
Delegated Authority in Foster Care: Empowering Carers and Supporting Children
26 Mar 2023

Delegated authority is a crucial aspect of foster care, as it enables foster carers to make everyday decisions on behalf of the children and young people in their care. By providing clarity on the...

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Qualifying Care Relief (QCR) increase 2023
Qualifying Care Relief (QCR) increase 2023
24 Mar 2023

Foster carers play an incredibly important role in providing loving homes for vulnerable children and young people. That’s why it’s so important that foster carers are given the recognition and...

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Keeping Young People  Safe Online: Social Media & Messaging Apps
Keeping Young People Safe Online: Social Media & Messaging Apps
26 Feb 2023

Social media has become a prominent form of both entertainment and communication for children and young people, but with this increased connectivity comes the risk of online danger.  As a foster...

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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!