News | Foster Care Fortnight 2017 is here and we want you to get involved! Foster Care Fortnight runs from 8th – 21st May, and is an annual campaign that aims to spread the word about fostering and show how foster care transforms lives. The campaign was established almost 20 years ago by leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network. News | Hiring a Babysitter – is it OK? There are a lot of questions carers often have when they start, or are thinking of starting their fostering journey. One of the most frequent questions we’re asked is whether it is ok to use babysitters. Here we look at this in more detail to help you understand about foster care and the use of babysitters… News | Understanding the Foster Care Application Process Before you become a foster carer you will need to go through the application process. Some people can find the prospect of this daunting, but it really needn’t be. To help you understand more about what to expect, we’ve put together this short guide.