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Carehub Fostering Community

Fostering Community

CAREHUB is an online resource hub for foster carers, aspiring carers and the wider fostering community. It is designed to bring learning, interaction and helpful insights to your online space.

Most people want to promote the best outcomes possible for children who live in foster care.

But here’s the thing

Fostering involves caring for some of the most vulnerable children in our society. Many will have experienced unbelievably difficult times during their early years. Just like any other child or young person, they need to feel safe, valued, cared for, and listened to.

Every day thousands of foster carers work alongside professionals to promote positive outcomes for their foster children. But statistics tell us that outcomes are often worse than we might hope for.

If you are a foster carer, you know that the role can be tough. Sometimes it’s enough to leave you feeling overwhelmed. There might be times when you would welcome a little extra guidance or support.

You might be able to relate to this …

 

If you’re a prospective foster carer the thought of committing to the role might seem daunting. You may think that some aspect of your past might exclude you. You might doubt whether you’ll be able to meet all of the challenges of caring for a child whose needs may be complex.

Most fostering agencies provide good training and support, but that’s not always enough. Research shows that in a lot of cases foster carers provide some of the best support to other foster carers. After all, they have often faced similar challenges – and learnt how to overcome them.

So, here’s a question:

How can you effectively compliment the support you receive from your fostering agency?

Introducing CAREHUB

By becoming a member of CAREHUB, you’ll have the backing of a supportive fostering community who share ideas, encourage one another, and help to solve problems for each other. The standard membership puts three powerful resources at your fingertips.

1. CAREHUB INSIGHTS

Enjoy exclusive access to our content library where you’ll find a growing collection of articles, reviews, and reports. Find information about topics that are relevant to your experience of fostering; along with details of proven strategies and approaches that you can apply to your role.

2. CAREHUB ACADEMY

Our e-learning courses and quizzes give you a fast and efficient way to study without putting the rest of your life on hold. The use of concisely written, audio, and video lessons makes them engaging, and you can work at your own pace anywhere there’s an internet connection.

3. CAREHUB CONNECT

Connect with your peers on our forums, in groups, and by making use of our support channels. You will be able to get your questions answered, help others by answering their questions, and exchange helpful ideas with people who share your interest in foster care.

Okay, I’m ready to set up my free account.