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Foster Caring at Christmas; making it special for your whole family
Foster Caring at Christmas; making it special for your whole family
26 Nov 2021

Christmas is a funny time of year for all of us; some embrace every second of it, putting up their tree in November and bedecking the house with lights, others take a slightly less full-on approach,...

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Anti bullying week 2021
Anti bullying week 2021
17 Nov 2021

The 15th - 19th of November 2021 is anti-bullying week, the Anti-bullying Alliance choose the Odd Sock campaign along with the One Kind Word campaign to bring attention to the ongoing issue of...

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Halloween 2021!
Halloween 2021!
31 Oct 2021

So much fun was had at our spoooooky spectacular Halloween events this year!  We visited Kent Life and Tattershall Farm Park in Lincoln! Fancy dress, pumpkin collecting and carving, arts and...

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Lincolnshire and Kent Affinity Family Days Out: Summer 2021
Lincolnshire and Kent Affinity Family Days Out: Summer 2021
12 Oct 2021

At long last, this summer saw the beginning of being able to return to "normal" and here at Affinity, we didn't waste any time in catching up on some much-needed fun and bonding times with our...

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Annual Affinity Young People's holiday - Alton Towers August 2021
Annual Affinity Young People's holiday - Alton Towers August 2021
12 Oct 2021

Affinity’s Annual Young People's holiday took place this August, and was an enjoyable and special time for all who attended, making friends and having fun.   A break for young people, and a...

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Annual ‘Men in Foster Care’ event – Celebrating Affinity’s Incredible Men
Annual ‘Men in Foster Care’ event – Celebrating Affinity’s Incredible Men
12 Oct 2021

We take a day every year to focus on the amazing men who form part of our Affinity family, for fun, team bonding, and to look at the issues and concerns affecting their role as foster carers. Men...

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Guidance for completing Form F
Guidance for completing Form F
17 Sep 2021

A successful foster carer application goes far beyond you deciding that you’d like to foster a child or young person and us nodding and saying, “yes, they’d be great foster carers”. You also...

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Attachment: How our team build healthy and secure relationships with our young people
Attachment: How our team build healthy and secure relationships with our young people
17 Sep 2021

For children and young people, the relationships we have with adults in our lives can have an ongoing impact on our development all the way into adulthood. As babies, we are born with a biological...

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It is time for the Summer Pot of Gold 2021!
It is time for the Summer Pot of Gold 2021!
13 Jul 2021

We love summer and we love giving that bit extra to the young people in our care and the other children in the household.  That is why we are running our Summer Pot of Gold again this year.  We...

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Support and advice for filling in a fostering application form
Support and advice for filling in a fostering application form
08 Jul 2021

Deciding to become a foster carer doesn’t happen overnight. There are long discussions to be had at home, questioning if you will be good at looking after a child that could be traumatised....

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