26/02/2018 09:43 GMT | Updated 26/02/2018 11:03 GMT

Why I Became A Foster Carer

“I had space in my heart and my home”

Joan Edwards is a foster carer working with Action for Children. In this vlog for HuffPost UK, Joan talks about why she decided to start taking in children - “I had space in my heart and my home” - why the process is so rewarding, and what you need to know if you’re thinking of becoming a foster carer.

For more information on fostering, visit the Action for Children site here, or watch this video.