Latest Fostering News From Diagrama Fostering

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Diagrama exhibit at The Fertility Show’s new Online Summit

Visit us online from the 24th-27th September 2021 Join us online from the 24th-27th September 2021 as Diagram Adoption and Fostering are excited to be hosting a virtual booth at the 2021 Fertility Show Summit. The Online Summit will provide unrivalled digital content from world-class expert speakers across four days in September. Accessible from anywhere…

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Diagrama exhibit at The Modern Family Show

Come and visit us at stand ZR1 Diagrama are excited to announce they are exhibiting in the 2021 Modern Family Show on Saturday 18th September at London’s 8 Northumberland venue. The Modern Family Show is a fantastic event that strives to support the LGBT+ community in starting to build their family. As a proud inclusive…

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Fostering is everything I thought it would be and nothing like I thought it would be

Diagrama hosts first Foster Carer’s Awards This month Diagrama Fostering hosted the very first and prestigious Foster Carer awards 2021.The awards took place over Zoom and it was fantastic great to see so many people attend the evening. The aim of the awards was to recognise and celebrate all of the hard work and outstanding…

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Foster Carer Sharon Lovelock encourages others to foster during Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight 10th – 23rd May is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the transformational power of fostering The pandemic has seen a surge in the need for foster carers and during Foster Care Fortnight we are encouraging people who may like to explore the idea of fostering to think about contacting them…

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What a creative start to the week! – Art Workshop with Darrell Wakelam

Darrell kicked off our Art Workshop by showing us and the children his previous creations out of recycled items found in the home, ranging from a yoghurt pot tiger to a large 6ft cardboard totem! Darrel says “I undertake art projects based on all manner of themes, size and ideas” Darrell says “Incorporating simple techniques…

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Fitting in fostering with a career and my family life

Diagrama’s Adoption and Fostering Team Manager Margaret Gardiner tells us of her experience not only working within an Adoption and Fostering agency but as a Foster Carer herself. “Since 2002, I have worked for several independent fostering agencies and joined the charity Diagrama over 3 years ago. Initially, I was employed as a supervising social…

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Diagrama host innovative Wellbeing Seminar to promote self-care

At the beginning of March Diagrama held a free online seminar for our staff, foster carers and adopters At the beginning of March Diagrama held a free online seminar for our staff, foster carers and adopters on building a culture of care, giving them a chance to learn about self-care, the importance of looking after…

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‘We chose to foster so that we could make a difference’

Diagrama Foster Carers Nic and Chris Kimmance encourage others to become carers as demand for safe and secure homes for children surge. With the number of children needing safe and secure foster homes increasing during the pandemic, Diagrama foster carers, Nic and Chris Kimmance, from Ashford in Kent, are hoping that their story will encourage…

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Another busy week!

Matching our foster carers with children who we know will thrive in their home takes time and skill. Fostering administrator Nikki offers an insight into the complex process involved when placing children in need of a safe home. MondayIt’s 9.00am and my inbox is already full of messages from the weekend. There are more emergencies,…

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Foster carer Beth, 25, helps launch new awareness campaign

Recruitment drives seeks to meet surge in demand A 25-year-old teaching assistant has helped launch Diagrama’s new campaign to raise awareness of the need for more foster carers in the south east.  Beth Earnshaw, from Swanley in Kent shares her story in a new video of how she has wanted to become a foster carer…

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Diagrama Fostering seeks new carers after increase in children needing a home

As part of this campaign Richard and Sharon share their fostering story Reports of children across Kent lacking a foster home prompted Richard and his wife Sharon to seriously consider fostering around three years ago. At the time they decided their two children were not quite ready for such a drastic change to the family…

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Diagrama launches new online foster care information events

Book your place today Diagrama is launching a new drive to find foster carers in response to a recent surge in the number of children in care needing a safe and secure home. The not-for-profit agency, rated Good by Ofsted, will hold its first monthly online information event later this month, on November 17, for…