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“Go for it. I love doing it!”

Jo has been a Supported Lodgings Host since 2022, successfully supporting an unaccompanied asylum-seeking Muslim girl and a trans young person, alongside working part-time and raising two boys.
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“We really enjoyed getting to know our young person!”

Newly approved Supported Lodgings Hosts Vickie and Chris have shared their journey so far and their advice to anyone considering making a difference too!
read Vickie and Chris' story

“Our family unit has doubled and we love it!”

Mark, one of our amazing LGBTQ+ Foster Carers, has shared his fostering story with us and the life-changing difference it has had on not just him, but his wider family too.
read Mark's story

“If you want a fulfilling life, then foster!”

Tracey has been fostering since 2013, when her own children were aged nine and 11. Since then, she has provided a safe and loving home to many local children, including sibling groups and teenagers.
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"The rewards you get back you can't even measure!"

Even after an incredible 23 years of being a Foster Carer for under-fives, Sam still absolutely loves what she does, "Fostering is amazing and life changing!"
read Sam's story

"Supported Lodgings seemed a better fit than fostering"

With her own two children settled in their own homes, Jackie became a Supported Lodgings host. She loves having a 19-year-old in her home again and helping him move on with his life.
read Jackie's story

Could you support a young person aged 16-24 to prepare for adult life?

By teaching life skills and providing emotional support, you could help a young person reach their full potential!