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Positive Fostering Outcomes

At Capstone Foster Care we work towards building brighter futures for the young people we support. There are lots of fantastic things being achieved by carers, staff and young people and you can read about some of these achievements below.

How do you Cope when your foster child moves on?

Below is a case study on how one of our carer’s, Julie’s, fostering journey developed into something special: “B was my first long term placement. There...

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Leanne learns how to be a mum

At Capstone Foster Care, we believe that all children should be prepared for, and supported in their transition to adulthood. Relationship are key to fostering...

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Helen and Cheryl – supporting and investing in each other

At Capstone we believe that investing in staff and supporting them to do their job well can be a team effort. There are often strengths within...

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Michelle is advocating for the siblings she supports

Michelle has supported M and S since January 2007 when they were just 3 and 4 years old. The children came into care as a...

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Hayley’s journey to Social Work Student

Hayley joined Capstone in 2013 as an Admin Apprentice. Hayley was always very clear about her ambition to one day become a social worker as...

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Doug is going to University

When Doug was 12 years old his life changed dramatically when he was placed in foster care. Doug was facing some challenges at home and...

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Keeping siblings together!

David and Sarah work together to provide 4 siblings aged 13, 8, 7 and 6 an invaluable family life experience. Their child focused attitude enables the...

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Tammy is staying put and part of the family

When Tammy joined her fostering family at 15 her confidence and self-esteem were really low. She found it hard to eat with others, and didn’t...

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Feeling positive about the future

When P was placed with Capstone foster carers, it was because she had tried to seriously self-harm. At home, her parents were going through a...

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Building a brighter future for B

Elizabeth and Ed have four sons and have looked after many children over the 14 years they have fostered. They currently support 12-year-old B who was...

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A warm, patient and compassionate environment

Jessica has offered a warm, patient and compassionate environment to the young people and children in her care. She is currently supporting J who has...

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Meeting cultural needs of unaccompanied children

Rehana and Bechir have fostered unaccompanied minors with Capstone for over a decade. Rehana speaks several languages and has a diverse understanding of different cultures. Rehana...

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Supporting Demi to help others

Daughter of foster carers, Demi, is an ambitious and creative teenager who is keen to make a difference and support those less fortunate than herself....

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Nurturing Iman’s passion for fashion

In 2007, Iman was fostered long term by a Capstone foster family after experiencing a difficult time. She wasn’t attending school regularly and had fallen...

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Supporting a little boy to reach his full potential

A is nine and lives in Folkestone with a Capstone foster family. A faced significant trauma and neglect at the hands of his parents, which...

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From difficulties to dramatics!

J is a 12-year-old boy who is small in stature but large in character and personality. He has been supported by Mel and Ian for...

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Tia is awarded for bravery

One of the young people we support, Tia, has been praised for the cool and calm way she handled an emergency after she was faced...

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First 12 months as a foster carer

The last 12 months have been a bit of a rollercoaster for the family. Nobody really knew how challenging it was going to be to...

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