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Who are the children? Seven reasons why a child may need to be fostered #MythBusterMission

Children and young people need foster homes for all sorts of reasons and come from all sorts of situations and backgrounds.

C is for……the A-Z of fostering

Imagine being able to have such an impact upon the lives of children and young people, that you contribute to changing the course of their lives forever?

#mythbustermission: 10 reasons children may not settle in their foster home

Imagine you are at school and are collected by a strange grown up you do not know but who seems to know you. Imagine you do not know where your parents are or when you will see them again but you are told you will sleep at another home that night.

The A-Z of Fostering – Letter B: Being of service

What a wonderful way to give back to our current and future society, than to foster…?

A-Z of Fostering….Letter A

A is for Assessment….This is an important part of the journey to becoming a foster carer, as it establishes a recorded process about you.

The day I met my perfect foster carer…

Chrysalis Care recently held their Annual Awards Ceremony and one of our Care Ambassadors gave an emotional speech about the day she met her perfect foster carer.

There’s no place like home……

The key to Dorothy returning home, in the original version of ‘The Wizard of Oz’, was to click the heels of her shiny red shoes, close her eyes and say with conviction “there’s no place like home”.

#mythbustermission: blue snowflakes start falling….blue memories start calling. Why Christmas can be difficult for children and young people who are fostered

Deck the halls with boughs of holly…Rocking around the Christmas tree …Ding Dong! Merrily on high. Festive fun and frivolity and a good time is had by all...isn’t it? This myth buster, we want to explore this further.

A dream to transform lives through fostering

Chrysalis Care was founded by Lynda and Lou Boden, who after fostering children and young people themselves for fifteen years, decided to build an independent fostering agency that would transform the lives of children and young people.

Pokémon GO (or stay?)

Its almost holiday time and many parents and foster carers are happy to greet an activity that keeps children engaged and entertained, so why wouldn’t they embrace the new Pokémon GO app?