Podcast by The Fostering Network
Episode 14 - Foster carer mortgages
We catch up with a foster carer to hear her experiences of securing a mortgage and staff from The Mortgage Brain give us an insight into how they guide foster carers through the mortgage application process.
Episode 13 - Fundraising
We catch up with some windswept walkers and a pair of phenomenal 50k fundraisers who tell us why they have been raising money for The Fostering Network.
We also outline some simple (non-energetic) ways you can get involved and support fostering.
To support Louise and Louis with their ultra marathon please go to justgiving.com/fundraising/louis-hylands7.
Episode 12 - Sons and Daughters Month
We kick off Sons and Daughters Month 2019 by talking to Lydia and Roma Bright about their experiences growing up in a fostering household as well as outlining our campaign and how you can get involved in our competition.
Episode 11 - Keep Connected
We discuss our Keep Connected campaign and hear from a foster carer about her attempt to keep in contact with her former fostered child as well as talking to two social workers, who were themselves in foster care, about the extent to which care experienced children are encouraged to maintain their important relationships when they move on.
Episode 10 - Walking Tall
We take a look at the impact of our Walking Tall project in Scotland and hear from some of the young people who took part.
For more information visit thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/walkingtall
Episode 9 - State of the Nation Report
We discuss our State of the Nation's Foster Care report and some of the key findings and recommendations. Read the full report at thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/sotn