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Make a difference to Portsmouth’s vulnerable children

  Meet some of our dedicated foster carers and the Foster Portsmouth team this autumn to discover more about the challenges and rewards of fostering.   Portsmouth City Council is holding their first in-person foster carer recruitment event since Covid restrictions have been eased for people living in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas. The event, … Continued

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Mockingbird Family Model of Foster Care

Pioneering Mockingbird Family Model constellation events

  Our first ever Mockingbird Family Model ‘constellation’ have been enjoying their initial face-to-face events since the easing of restrictions, enabling the fostered children and young people in these families to meet, play and interact whilst their foster carers take some time to relax, share experiences and offer mutual support.   “The boys loved every minute of … Continued

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We’ve got the energy to do activities with our foster children

By Patsy and Tony Allen     We were in our early 20s when we first started thinking about foster caring and had our first placement aged 22. We’re now 25 and 26 and have fostered two children and provided short stays (respite care) for three.   Being younger means we have the energy to … Continued

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How a new way of fostering will help foster carers and young people in care

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The Mockingbird Model Launches on the South Coast

We have adopted the Mockingbird Model of foster care to better support carers and young people in Portsmouth.

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