Pioneering Essex County Council Therapeutic Fostering Scheme

“Life-changing” year for first placements on pioneering Essex County Council Therapeutic Fostering Scheme Families across Essex are celebrating the anniversary of their first placements under Essex County Council’s Therapeutic Fostering scheme, which launched in 2016. Therapeutic foster carers work as part of a team of professionals to support children who have previously suffered from trauma or neglect, by providing long-term placements within their own homes. Alison, … Read more

Pathway Care : Harnessing Innovation To Attract Quality Foster Carers

Finding enough foster carers is a real challenge for UK fostering agencies, yet Pathway Care, one of the nation’s leading independent agencies, continues to grow despite the countrywide shortage. Latest statistics from the Fostering Network estimates a short-fall of some 10,000 foster carers in the UK. So how do we at Pathway do it? By … Read more