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‘Proud to support fostering’

This Foster Care Fortnight we are celebrating what makes people ‘proud to support fostering’! Time for Children’s registered manager, Anita, has kindly given us some insight into fostering and why she is proud to support it… “I have had a role in social work for 18 years and have seen first-hand the enormous impact fostering […]

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How do I become a foster carer?

It’s ‘how do I become a foster carer’ day! We know that the fostering process can seem confusing and daunting, so we have simplified it all for you below. What is a foster carer? Foster carers are ordinary people that come from all walks of life but are extraordinary in their ability to open their […]

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LAC Artwork

 Looked After Children’s Artwork Looked After Children at Time for Children had a creative children’s group session, each painting a letter to make this wonderful sign for the office. We wanted to say how proud we are of our young people by sharing their creation this Foster Care Fortnight.   Want to find out more […]

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Who needs fostering?

It’s ‘who needs fostering’ day! We are exploring why children come into foster care and the types of children you could expect to foster as a carer. According to Coram BAAF, on the 31st of March 2017, there were 72,670 children in the care of local authorities in England. Out of those, 53,420 children were […]

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Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight 2018

It’s nearly Foster Care Fortnight 2018! It is only TEN days until we join The Fostering Network and many, many others in celebrating the start of #FCF18 Foster Care Fortnight 2018. What better way to kick things off than participating in a Thunderclap. A Thunderclap is a coordinated, mass social media posting to raise awareness […]

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A parent's guide to Fortnite

A parent’s guide to Fortnite

As a parent, you may have heard of the game Fortnite, a hot topic of conversation in the media recently, with controversy over its suitability for children. Suzanne, a mum and a guest on the daytime TV programme, ‘This Morning’, confessed that her son ‘stopped socializing’ and became ‘obsessed’ with the game. She states that […]

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13 Egg-cellent Easter Activities

With the Easter half term approaching (as well as the promise of that long weekend), you may be in need of some fun activities to keep the little ones entertained. Luckily, we have come up with 13 ideas of things to do and places to go in your area! The Great Outdoors 1. Love painting? At […]

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#NAW2018

 National Apprenticeship Week 2018 As today marks the end of National Apprenticeship Week 2018, we want to celebrate the apprenticeship scheme and its positive impacts. Why an apprenticeship? For many people, choosing an apprenticeship may not be the most apparent choice and it’s something that is often overlooked. However, apprenticeships have many benefits for both […]

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Pancake Day Ideas

Time For Children Pancake Ideas With Pancake Day nearly here we have compiled a quick overview of fun, quick and easy ideas for you and any little pancake chef’s. Owl pancake: (Makes 2 small pancakes) Ingredients: 2 small scotch pancakes ½ a small banana Handful of blueberries 3 strawberries   1.       First prepare your fruit. Peel […]

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Sexual Abuse Awareness Week- 2018

Sexual Abuse Awareness Week A staggering 1 in 20 children in the UK are reported as have being sexually abused. These make for unsettling statistics. This week is sexual abuse and sexual violence awareness week. This week aims to decrease stigma, educate and provide advice on how to get help. Across social media, people have been breaking […]

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