15 years in fostering - Vaughan and Sian's story

Vaughan and Sian Jenkins from west Wales are both full-time carers. They work for a local authority scheme doing task-focused work with children with challenging behaviour, who are often at risk of going into custody or secure units.

Being in foster care feels like home - Amy's story

Amy is 12-years-old and is based on the Wirral.

Caring for teenagers - Andi's story

Andi lives in a small market town in the West Country and has been a foster carer for over 20 years.

Long-term fostering - Mark's story

Mark is a support worker for adults. He and his partner Kieran, a hairdresser, began fostering Will when he was 14-years-old. They live together in London. 

Love and pride - Renee's story

Renee and her partner Jacqueline have been fostering for nearly 10 years.

My life as a fostered child - Pip's story

Nineteen-year-old Pip explains what it is like to be fostered.

Opening up our home - Abid and Shabnam's story

Abid and Shabnam live in Birmingham and have been foster carers for over 10 years. 

Puzzle pieces - Jackie and Alan's story

Jackie and Alan have been foster carers for their local authority for over 10 years.

Transforming lives - Jim's story

Jim explains why becoming a foster carer is the best decision he ever made.

Whatever it takes - Sandie's story

Sandie has been a foster carer for over 10 years and lives in south London.