May 15 2023
Foster Care Fortnight 2023: Fostering Communities
With the national shortage of foster parents, especially those who can care for teenagers, siblings and children with disabilities, we hope the campaign inspires more people to consider fostering.
April 27 2023
ISP Enfield Receives Fifth Ofsted 'Outstanding' in a Row
ISP Enfield receives their fifth consecutive 'Outstanding' in their most recent Ofsted inspection - they've been 'Outstanding' for 15 years!
April 26 2023
Respite Carers Urgently Needed for Children with Disabilities
We’re appealing for people in Kent, South London and surrounding areas to come forward and provide vital respite care to children with disabilities.
March 16 2023
Spring Budget 2023 Foster Parent Tax Relief
The government recently announced changes to the foster parent tax relief starting from the 2023/24 tax year. Here's everything you need to know.
March 2 2023
ISP Teynham 'Outstanding' in Latest Ofsted Inspection
ISP Teynham has been awarded 'Outstanding' in their latest Ofsted inspection.
May 30 2023
“We’ve always said that family isn’t just blood”
Debbie and Jake have been fostering with ISP for over two and a half decades, and have made a huge difference to the young people they've cared for.
March 31 2023
Paulines Fostering Story
Pauline, who's been fostering for over nine years, shares how she found her true passion in fostering teenagers, and why it's the most rewarding experience.
February 6 2023
Fiona's Fostering Story
Fiona shares her experience of supporting young people in care with mental health difficulties and why it's been so rewarding.
December 22 2022
"You're my mum now!"
Sheryl shares her experience of fostering for over 15 years and the moment their foster child, Ashley, knew he wanted to be part of their family forever.
December 21 2022
"We have gained so much through fostering, it’s amazing"
Dedo began fostering with ISP in February 2019 and is now sharing her inspiring fostering story from the last three and a half years.
November 8 2022
"I'm proud to be part of ISP"
Jenny become a foster parent over 27 years ago and has made a life-changing difference to many of the young people she's welcomed into her home.
October 11 2019
“Foster Care has Enabled Him to Fulfil his Dream”
Jenni and Chris share the incredible achievements of Callum, who they've cared for since he was just three years old.
October 4 2019
A Young Person’s Experience of Foster Care
Maria was 16 years old when she was placed with her ISP foster carers. Now 18, Maria continues to live with her carers as part of a 'Staying Put' arrangement.
August 25 2020
"I couldn’t have imagined a life without my extra siblings"
Olivia Davies is an 18-year-old student, who from the age of three has grown up in a household of fostering. She shares her experience of living with foster children over the last 15 years.
December 6 2023
How to Make a Child in Care Feel Special at Christmas
Christmas is a magical time of year for children, but it can be difficult for many young people in foster care. Read our advice on how foster parents can make Christmas special.
November 15 2023
Sensory Activities for Children with Autism at Christmas
Discover our delightful sensory activities designed to bring joy and excitement to both you and the child in your care who has autism. Take a peek and enjoy a world of easy and enjoyable experiences!
October 24 2023
Sensory Activities for Trauma
Explore the impact of trauma on sensory processing, the importance of sensory play for children in care, plus a variety of sensory activities for trauma.
October 10 2023
Caring for Your Mental Health as a Foster Parent
Paying attention to your mental health as a foster parent is vital. Learn why mental health matters, how to spot the signs of burnout, and ways to manage your mental well-being.
October 3 2023
8 ways to survive menopause as a foster parent
Menopause can be a challenging time for foster parents, but with the right support, you can manage your symptoms while still providing the very best care.
December 14 2023 19:00:00
14th December 2023 | Virtual Fostering Information Evening
Join one of our virtual Fostering Information Evenings hosted every Thursday, so you can learn about all things fostering. Register your interest today!