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Why we should be empowering the young people in our care.

Why we should be empowering the young people in our care.

Care Day is the world’s biggest celebration of children and young people who are in or have… View More

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020

Today is the start of Eating Disorders Awareness Week which runs from the 2nd to the 8th March 2020. It is heavily supported by BEAT, the UK's… View More

Keeping Children Safe Online

Keeping Children Safe Online

February 11th is Safer Internet… View More

Could fostering fill your empty nest?

Could fostering fill your empty nest?

The moment when you wave goodbye to the last child to leave your home can be a moment of mixed emotions.… View More

Coping with back to school anxiety

Coping with back to school anxiety

The start of a new school year or term can sometimes be a stressful or anxious time for children and young people. This can be heightened if the… View More

The Christmas Present – a Fairytale of a New Boy

The Christmas Present – a Fairytale of a New Boy

Our secret foster carer shares what happened when his blood family encountered a new boy and his… View More

Affinity Fostering 5th Annual Conference!

Affinity Fostering 5th Annual Conference!

Our 5th annual Foster Carer’s conference at Marriott Waltham Abbey was held last week. Our latest conference saw our Foster Carers enjoy 2 days… View More

Hug Buttons

Hug Buttons

You may have seen on social media recently that ‘hug buttons’ have been helping children with their anxieties and separation from parents and… View More

The screaming of the child – The big red button

The screaming of the child – The big red button

Our secret foster carer looks at what prompts so many foster children to reject help and to throw it… View More

How to make your festive season full of cheer

How to make your festive season full of cheer

The time is upon us, Christmas adverts are on the television, advent calendars are in the shops, and… View More

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Affinity Fostering were rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in 2017. In-fact we’ve been rated Outstanding in every inspection since we opened our agency!