Entries by Anne Marie Carrie from 02/2012

Changes for Children in Care Are Heartening - But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

| Posted 02.10.2012 | UK

There's a shortage of foster families across the UK - particularly for older children - which means that we desperately need to find nearly 9,000 new foster families over the next 12 months. And, on average, a child waits two years and seven months to be adopted.

Third Sector Voice Is Key to Tackling Troubled Families

| Posted 02.27.2012 | UK Politics

The third sector is able to reach out to troubled families in a way that works. It works because families are not suspicious of us, they are not intimidated by our services and they are able to trust us.