Our information events are a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the role of a Merton foster carer.
Merton Council is calling on people to become foster carers and give young people a loving home. We interviewed Evelyn Marshall who has taken that step.
Jasmine is the birth child of Merton foster carers. Growing up in a foster family she has seen first-hand what it is like to live with foster children and played a key role, often as an unsung hero in helping young people feel part of the family. We hear from her perspective what fostering is like for a birth child.
Merton held its annual Foster Carer's Reception in May to celebrate and recognise the work of our foster carers.
Merton Council will be out and about this Foster Care Fortnight (16-27 May 2016), visiting the borough's town centres to talk to people about fostering children and young people in Merton, with particular focus on providing a loving home to siblings.
Lucy is the birth child of a Merton foster family who have been fostering babies and young children in Merton for 7 years. We asked her, what's it really like?
To celebrate Foster Care Fortnight this year, Merton Fostering will be on the road talking to people in the borough about fostering.
To celebrate the Fostering Network's 'Sons & Daughters' campaign, Merton sent gift cards to all of the sons and daughters to thank them for the important role they play and invited a few of them to The Avenue's Children's Centre to meet Councillor Maxi Martin.
Merton are introducing a new loyalty package which includes a discount on Better Leisure Centres membership, tickets to theme parks, theatre tickets and holidays.
Merton has confirmed its new fast track process for existing foster carers wishing to transfer to the London Borough of Merton.
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