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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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February Training and Support for Affinity Foster Carers
February Training and Support for Affinity Foster Carers
31 Jan 2021

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Celebrating Safer Internet Day 2021
Celebrating Safer Internet Day 2021
28 Jan 2021

For many parents and carers, the last twelve months will probably have included worries about how much time the young people in their care are spending on their devices. Whether it’s concern that...

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Celebrating our Independent Living Project
Celebrating our Independent Living Project
23 Nov 2020

Last year, when one of our Participation and Support Leads spoke to us about the need for a programme to teach the young people in our care the life skills they needed to live independently, we...

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Support for the “New Normal”
Support for the “New Normal”
15 Nov 2020

When we look back at 2020, I think many of us will be able to say we learnt a lot about ourselves. This year has tested us all and everything we once knew. We have also learnt so much about the...

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Social media: Ways to keep kids happy and healthy while using IT
Social media: Ways to keep kids happy and healthy while using IT
05 Nov 2020

These days we all use social media in some form; you may have clicked through to this blog from Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. It is now a constant in all of our lives, and the same can be said for...

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