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National Fostering Group – Live Events


We have exciting news! We at the National Fostering Group are launching a series of online events to tell you everything you need to know about fostering.

They are free to attend and you can watch live on our Facebook page, or YouTube Channel. If you can’t make the live event you can watch them back below. It’s a great way to find out more about fostering, the benefits, and the team who will support you on your journey.

Take some time to find out more about fostering.


Event: Brilliant Benefits

About this event:

Find out more about the brilliant benefits and training you receive when becoming a foster carer with National Fostering Group.

Start your fostering journey today

Discounts, training, memberships, days out and more!

Find out more on the benefits we offer all of our foster carers.


Event: Fostering Teens

About this event:

Ever wondered what it is like to foster teenagers? Watch this event to hear from one of our foster carers who has done just that. Find out about what day to day life is like and ask any questions live!

Date & Time: Tuesday 24th November at 2pm till 2:30pm

Watch live on our Facebook page, or our YouTube Channel.

Upcoming Events which will be live on our Facebook page:

Event: Christmas With Us

About this event:

Our fostering family along with a special guest in a red suit have teamed up to bring Christmas to your home this year!

Celebrate Christmas with Us

Watch us turn on the National Fostering Group Christmas lights, find out what Christmas is like for a foster family, and see the big man himself – Santa!

Watch live on our Facebook page, and if you add a comment you never know Santa might give you a special mention. Don’t have Facebook? Don’t worry, we’ll be live on our YouTube Channel too.

In the meantime for more information on fostering during Christmas click here

Event: Money Matters

About this event:

Find out what financial support you receive as a foster carer.

Learn about tax allowance and National Insurance, and what financial safety nets are available.

In the meantime for more information on fostering finances click here.

Watch live on our Facebook page, or our YouTube Channel.


Event: Applying to Foster During Covid

About this event: 

Now more than ever we are looking to speak to people interested in fostering.

We have adapted the application process so it can now been done almost completely virtual online – Don’t worry we support you with the technology!

With the introduction of the Fast Track programme you can now be an approved to foster in 8 – 12 weeks  . We’ll be speaking to a foster carer who has been through the approval process during Covid, and the team who supported them.


Event: Meet Our Team

About this event: 

Come and meet the team who will guide you through your fostering journey.

Find out more about what they do, and how you can get in touch with them to find out more information about fostering.

More information on our team and how they can support you can be found here

Event Name: Career in Caring

What’s it all about: We’ll be talking to two foster carers who have swapped careers in the police and hospitality and followed their dreams to become foster carers.

Event Name: Info Session
Where: Zoom – Send an email to [email protected] to receive your personalised link

When: Tuesday 19th January at 11am

What’s it all about: This is a short information session all about fostering. One of our local team will talk you through the application process and answer any questions you may have.

Event Name: Types of Foster Care

Where: Facebook and YouTube

When: Thursday 21st January at 3pm

What’s it all about: Did you know there are different types of fostering? Meet a carer who has looked after children and young people of all ages, from toddlers to teenagers. They will also talk about their experience of parent and child fostering.



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