Meet the team!

Name: Gareth Rowland What you do at EFC: Supervising Social Worker Favourite things to do in your spare time: Spending time with my family as I have 2 young children myself! Why fostering is important: There are so many children that would benefit from a safe, nurturing and consistent home environment that sadly they have… Read more »

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On the road again!

Over 65,000 children live with almost 55,000 foster families across the UK each day. This is nearly 80% of the 83,000 children in care away from home on any one day in the UK The Fostering Network estimates that fostering services need to recruit a further 6,800 foster families in the next 12 months in… Read more »

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NAFP and Staying Put fees

NAFP is a not-for-profit company and was formed in 2008 by a group of fostering providers in the West Midlands. The group comprised of independent and voluntary sector fostering providers, including large national organisations, medium sized providers and small local agencies. NAFP has been campaigning on behalf of independent and voluntary sector fostering providers and… Read more »

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NSPCC Report key policy calls

2019 marks the seventh year that the NSPCC How safe are our children? report has been produced and published. For the past six years, The NSPCC have compiled and analysed data from across all four nations in the UK to provide an overview of child protection data. However, from 2019 onwards, the Office for National Statistics… Read more »

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