Caring Hearts Fostering: Finalist at the Islam Channel Business Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Caring Hearts Fostering has been selected as a finalist at the prestigious Islam Channel Business Awards 2024! 🎉 This incredible recognition is a testament to our dedication to providing the best care and support to children and young people in need. This accomplishment wouldn’t have been possible without the […]

Safety tips for bonfire night at home

Safety tips for bonfire night at home  Bonfire Night serves as a reminder of the historical events surrounding the thwarted Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Guy Fawkes and a group of conspirators attempted to explode the House of Parliament in a bid to reinstate Catholic rule in England. Thankfully, their plan was uncovered, to the […]

The many benefits of fostering children

What are the reasons to foster and what can you get out of fostering children? Well when fostering the benefits don’t stop, as the child in your care grows so do the benefits, with endless opportunities the sky is the limit. To list a few of the many benefits to fostering, from the onset you […]

How to decide to become a foster carer?

Fostering isn’t something that comes to you randomly, it takes time and consideration, but what makes you give us a call or drop us a message? Well when deciding to be a foster carer, you must first see the impact it will have on you and your family, understanding how and in which ways foster […]

Brent is open for fostering

Brent is open for fostering Brent, located in the northwest of London, stretching into the heart of the capital, is famous for housing a vast array of traditional Hindu temple and of course home of English football with Wembley Stadium, home to over 330,000 people, with extensive development for new build houses and flats, any […]

Fostering in Harrow

Harrow, located in the northwest of London, inside the M25 is one of the most diverse boroughs in London, housing over 250,000 people with 92,000 homes, any one of which can open up and foster a child in harrow. Why foster in harrow? Caring Hearts Fostering is located in harrow, with on site training provided […]

Can I smoke as a foster carer?

Whether you smoke or vape the answer to this is yes. Smoking does not exclude you from being a foster carer, however it will come with certain restrictions. At Caring Hearts Fostering we will not place the following with any foster carer who have a smoker living in the household: Children under the age of […]

What is Self-Esteem?

Self-esteem is how a person feels about themselves. Most children will have dips in self-esteem as they go through different stages or challenges in life, and there are different pressures that may affect them – including social media, bullying, exams, family problems and abuse. Things like starting a new school, moving house or going through […]

Reasons behind ‘challenging’ behaviour

There’s a misconception that ‘bad’ behaviours by young people in care mean they are ‘naughty’. When a child is acting out, people judge them. They don’t realise it’s not their fault. People don’t look at the background and what has happened to them. They see bad behaviour. They don’t realise there’s always a reason for […]

How to Support Your Own Children When Fostering?

It’s no secret that becoming a foster carer changes your family dynamic in some form, particularly with your own children. One day they have your undivided attention, the next, they’re living with a vulnerable young person who requires a lot of your time and energy. However, many birth children really enjoy being part of a […]