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What qualities do I need to become a parent and child foster carer?
What qualities do I need to become a parent and child foster carer?
24 Jun 2022

Fostering comes in all shapes and sizes, with each experience of foster caring being as individual as the child or young person moving into your home. Every child within the fostering system will...

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Young people coaching - South
Young people coaching - South
02 Apr 2022

We have some fantastic new training booked for our young people!  Role Models are booked to deliver Core Life Skills training.  Role Models is a fantastic training organisation that  has an...

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Young people coaching in Lincolnshire
Young people coaching in Lincolnshire
02 Apr 2022

We are very excited to announce that we have organised Role Models to come and deliver some Core Life Skills Training for our young people in Lincolnshire!  Role Models is "impact driven...

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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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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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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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There’s always support at your fingertips
There’s always support at your fingertips
22 Mar 2021

For many of us, the last twelve months have been undeniably stressful. Aside from homeschooling, there may also have been concerns over the health and wellbeing of our family and friends. These...

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National Child Exploitation Awareness Day
National Child Exploitation Awareness Day
12 Mar 2021

It is National Child Exploitation Awareness Day on the 18th of March 2021 The Stop CSE Website has a range of resources in respect of both the #HELPINGHANDS campaign, CSE national awareness day, and...

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Be Internet Legends - Useful Resources
Be Internet Legends - Useful Resources
31 Jan 2021

Be Internet Legends!  Useful resources to help stay safe online.    https://parentzone.org.uk @TheParentsZone   ...

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Why Affinity are the best agency for new foster carers

Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!