Seven years of separation in care

When you’ve been separated from a sibling, it feels like you’re missing a piece of your heart.   [Siblings Together gave us] the first birthday we’ve ever celebrated together.   Since 2010, Siblings Together have reunited over one thousand siblings. The organisation was founded by Delma Hughes, who was separated in care from her six […]

Changing the way foster carers are recruited

Becoming a foster carer is a life-changing decision and I don’t believe that recruiting foster carers by telling them they could earn up to £500 per week in allowances is the answer. In fact, this is a subliminal message letting prospective carers know that they could make some extra easy cash by simply giving up […]

Let’s chat: Foster care, trauma, the media, and why it’s time to change

Freya spent her teenage years moving around the care system. In this video, she talks openly and honestly about her experiences of trauma. Trauma is a scary word but Freya is hoping to break down that stigma in the hope of making everyone’s lives a little bit easier. Here she talks about how trauma can […]

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