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How to reduce the impact of bullying
How to reduce the impact of bullying
16 Nov 2022

If a child or young person experiences physical, verbal, or cyber bullying, it is often an incredibly lonely experience, and it can feel very isolating. Whether someone in your home has experienced...

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Celebrating Diwali!
Celebrating Diwali!
24 Oct 2022

What is Diwali? Diwali – sometimes also spelt Divali - is a religious festival whose name originates from the Sanskrit word dipavali, and is known as the ‘Festival of Lights’. Taking place...

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The definitive guide to the best fostering resources
The definitive guide to the best fostering resources
04 Jul 2022

Being a foster carer is an immensely rewarding but also challenging experience and sometimes you just need some sage advice or insights from other people who have been in the same situation. While...

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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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Fostering young children: the early years make a difference!
Fostering young children: the early years make a difference!
02 Apr 2022

The first years of our lives are the times when we learn and develop so much. We discover speech and communication, how to move ourselves, attachment bonds and how to interact with others. The early...

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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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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!