Fostering blog

Black History Month: The Need For More Foster Carers

To celebrate Black History Month, we caught up with Esi, an amazing foster carer and Chair of the Haringey Foster Carers Association, to share her experience as a foster carer and to talk about the need for more foster carers from Black communities.

Spurring you on to care

Tottenham Hotspur’s To Care Is To Do project

In partnership with Tottenham Hotspur’s To Care Is To Do project, we are aiming to help and encourage the wider society to understand and value fostering, and the positive difference it can make to young people’s lives.

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Taking a foster child on holiday

If you’re making holiday plans with your foster children, or contemplating fostering in the future and want to know whether it’s feasible to take foster children on holiday with you, here’s what you need to know about holidays with foster children.

Pride Month 2021

At Haringey, we are proud to have LGBTQIA+ families fostering with us.

Foster Care Fortnight 2021

Foster Care Fortnight 2021 took place from 10 to 23 May 2021.

The campaign's aim is to help and encourage the wider society to understand and value fostering and the positive difference it can make in young people’s lives.

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What Christmas is like for a foster family

We caught up with Roshnee, the remarkable daughter of one of our amazing foster carers, to share their experience of fostering at Christmas.

What is a Fostering Panel?

We caught up with the Chair of the fostering panel, Shirley Walker, who has given us great insight into what a fostering panel is and what happens.

    Why do you need a spare room to foster?

    A question we get asked frequently is: do I need a spare room to be able to foster? The answer is yes.

    Celebrities Foster Care Stories

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    Foster carers stories

    • Hear directly from our amazing foster carers and read their stories to find out more about what fostering in Haringey means.

    Fostering myth-busting

    We try our best to spread positive messages about fostering. However, there are still some unhelpful myths about fostering and who can foster children, so we thought it might be time for a little bit of myth-busting.

    LGBTQ+ Fostering

    During Pride month 2020, we took a moment to celebrate our LGBTQ+ foster carers.

    At Haringey we are proud to have LGBTQ+ families fostering with us.

    Kinship Care Week 2020

    Kinship Care Week runs from 5 to 11 October and it was our chance to celebrate kinship families and raise awareness of the role of kinship carers.

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    September 27, 2022

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