The Fostering Network
As an approved foster carer, you'll become a member of The Fostering Network - a national organisation who offer:
- advice and information
- access to an online community
- updates on events
- regular magazines
- discounts on publications
- helpline support.
New Family Social (LGBT network)
We're pleased to be a member of the New Family Social, a UK network of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) adoptive and foster families.
Register to access their forums and members' area.
"In our local area, we spend a lot of time getting together with other Hertfordshire foster carers at support groups, training and social events. Fostering has been a great way to develop our social network and we enjoy spending time with like-minded people who want to help children."
Brian Rushton, foster carer