Fostering Excellence Awards
Nominations for the Fostering Excellence Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements and recognising exceptional contributions to foster care, close on Friday 7th June. An awards ceremony for winners and their nominators will be held on Wednesday 23rd of October.
"Nominate a foster carer, social worker, son or daughter, or young person with experience of foster care and help us shine a spotlight on some of the incredible people in fostering."
Outstanding achievement - celebrates the achievements of a young person who has suceeded against the odds on their journey through foster care - open to 16-24 year olds with experience of foster care.
Outstanding achievement in education - celebrates the achievements of a young person who has been in foster care and has suceeded in education - open to 16-24 year olds with experience of foster care.
Outstanding contribution by a foster carer - recognises a foster carer/s or family and friends foster carer/s who has made an exceptional contribution to foster care.
The Jon & Kathy Broad Award - recognises the outstanding work of a foster carer who specialises in fostering children and young people with learning disabilities.
Outstanding contribution by a Social Worker - recognises a supervising social worker or childrens social worker who has made an exceptional contribution to foster care.
Outstanding contribution by sons and daughters - celebrates a son, daughter or sibling group, aged 18 or under, who have gone the extra mile to support their parents or the young people in foster care with their family.
Fostering community supporter award - recognises a person or group of people who have given their time and effort to promote or support fostering.
Fostering friendly; employer of the year award - recognises a fostering friendly employer who has supported foster carers in their employment.
President's award - celebrates people who have made an extraordinary contribution to foster care.
to nominate, or to find out more, visit; https://www.thefosteringnetwork.org.uk/get-involved/championing-fostering/fostering-excellence-awards