Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Most children in foster care will have likely experienced a feeling of loss or a sense of abandonment during their young lives. Their mothers may have died, or have serious illnesses rendering them unable to take care of the young person anymore. In other cases, their...
New year new you

New year new you

Ikigai and what it means Just as humans have lusted after objects and money since the dawn of time, other humans have felt dissatisfaction at the relentless pursuit of money and fame and have instead focused on something bigger than their own material wealth.Hector...
Thanks to our heroes

Thanks to our heroes

What have been the biggest challenges this year? Angela: As a relatively new organisation, started only 3 years ago, we had a very clear plan to build collaborations that would enable young people in our care to exceed expectations. Alison and I were very clear of...
The new normal at our foster agency

The new normal at our foster agency

We saw, nationwide, a 44% increase in the number of children requiring foster care Covid-19 and foster care We are hopeful that a vaccination programme will bring about the changes we are looking for, but we still hear that we are in for a difficult winter with...
Back to school

Back to school

Our challenging times Many parents saw this, at least initially, as very challenging. Yes, some schools remained open for some pupils, but the majority were out of school, out of their familiar routine and no longer able to be with their friends. For these reasons,...