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Fostering has an impact on every part of a child’s life.
Fostering has an impact on every part of a child’s life.
06 Mar 2022

If you regularly read our blogs, you may have noticed a theme of nurturing and change that runs through them. There’s a reason for that; it’s because we genuinely believe that the right fostering...

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Vacancy - Children's Participation and Support Leader
Vacancy - Children's Participation and Support Leader
01 Mar 2022

Affinity Fostering Services are excited to announce the opening of a position, for a Children's Participation and Support Leader. Based in West Essex or North West Kent, Affinity is looking for a...

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Horse Riding Support Session
Horse Riding Support Session
15 Feb 2022

In this fostering blog, we hear from one of our brilliant Participation and Support Workers (we have 4 at Affinity, covering everywhere we work).  Part of their role is to support children and...

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Safer Internet Day 2022 Poster Submissions
Safer Internet Day 2022 Poster Submissions
15 Feb 2022

So many fantastic posters have been created for our Internet Safety Day activity!                 ...

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When the perfect placement provides a positive future
When the perfect placement provides a positive future
15 Feb 2022

As a fostering agency, there is always one certainty that we can rely on, the children and young people who come to us are coming from a difficult place. There will always be some loss; whether that...

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Celebrating LGBT+ History Month 2022
Celebrating LGBT+ History Month 2022
08 Feb 2022

This month is LGBT+ History Month, and this year the organisers have chosen a quote by Martin Luther King Jr, which got the Affinity team thinking; “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it...

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Children’s Mental Health Week 2022 – Celebrating growing together
Children’s Mental Health Week 2022 – Celebrating growing together
07 Feb 2022

Fostering and a focus on mental health are two things that go hand in hand. From looking after children and young people who may have experienced trauma and are living with the continued impact, to...

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International Book Giving Day 2022
International Book Giving Day 2022
31 Jan 2022

February 14th is International Book Giving Day, which is supported in over 44 countries! This event is all about getting books into the hands of as many children as possible, with, shockingly, as...

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Internet Safety Day 2022 Resources
Internet Safety Day 2022 Resources
23 Jan 2022

Internet Safety Day takes place on the 8th of February this year, there are some fantastic from the Safer Internet resources and twinkl also have some great resources.  Also, fantastic resources can...

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Is it time to take the leap and start fostering with Affinity?
Is it time to take the leap and start fostering with Affinity?
19 Jan 2022

As we settle into the new year, many of us find ourselves questioning whether we need to make changes in our lives. New years come with a feeling of freshness and promise, a blank canvas for us to...

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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!