Preparing a child for leaving care

Poet and care experienced Lemn Sissay said recently on a channel 4 programme that he had been told how he was a great survivor of the care system. His response was, he didn’t want to survive, he wanted to live! At to the Moon and Back Foster Care, we have high hopes...
Supporting children with separated parents

Supporting children with separated parents

Our foster carers are asked to support and promote safe time with the children’s family and help a child maintain a positive relationship with their parents, siblings, grandparents and other members of their family. This is always done in a planned way that ensures...
What a difference a year makes in foster care

What a difference a year makes in foster care

Alison says: I have worked with children living within the care system for over twenty-five years in every level from residential worker to senior manager and now owner. I remain as passionate about it as I was on day one as a rookie care worker. For the latter part...