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Home for Good creates and collates content to encourage you, including informative articles, inspirational stories, recent reports and responses to current news, and blogs based on the personal experiences of those directly involved in caring for vulnerable children. Browse our most recent content below, or use the drop-down to select the type of content you want to explore.


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Jenna's story

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Jenna's story

I was certain that my future family was to be made up of both biological and adopted children.

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Sarah and Jeremy's story

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Sarah and Jeremy's story

Sarah and Jeremy had their house altered, giving them space to foster.

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Kendra's story

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Kendra's story

Kendra shares her story of being a single foster carer

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Marie's story

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Marie's story

They needed more short-term carers for teenagers, this is where my life would change forever.

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Zara's story

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Zara's story

She made a difference, she went the extra mile, made me feel safe.

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The Curtis' fostering story

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The Curtis' fostering story

Our church, family and friends have caught the vision too. We so appreciate it.

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The Robinson's adoption story

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The Robinson's adoption story

The Robinson's share their journey of adoption

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Harry's adoption story

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Harry's adoption story

We felt so strongly that just as adoption is God's first choice, it should be our first choice too.

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Harry's fostering story

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Harry's fostering story

In the first four weeks of his life Harry had lived in three different houses with three different families.

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A home for good in Kent: Katy's story

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A home for good in Kent: Katy's story

Katy is only three but had known as many families in her short life. Thankfully, she now has her home for good.

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They felt this was her last chance: Coli's story

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They felt this was her last chance: Coli's story

Coli had been waiting for her adoptive family for more than a year when she was featured on ITV's This Morning to raise awareness of children who desperately needed a loving home. Coli's mum, Kate, tells her story.

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‘She has captured their hearts’: Millie’s circle of support

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‘She has captured their hearts’: Millie’s circle of support

When Millie came home for good, she wasn’t just welcomed by her adoptive parents but by siblings, wider family and friends.

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Putting God's love into action: Katie and Stuart's story

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Putting God's love into action: Katie and Stuart's story

Katie and Stuart share how God led them to fostering.

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A sense of awe and wonder: Millie’s story

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A sense of awe and wonder: Millie’s story

Millie was only a few months old when social workers begin seeking her adoptive family. Adoptive mum Rachel shares her story.

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Helping foster children to get what all kids need: Emma's story

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Helping foster children to get what all kids need: Emma's story

Emma shares about how her church is helping her foster children feel accepted, validated and loved.

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A welcome for all: Jen and Paul's story

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A welcome for all: Jen and Paul's story

Jen and Paul share their story and their heart for welcoming teenage refugees into their home.

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My foster family changed my life: Fran's story

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My foster family changed my life: Fran's story

Fran shares her beautiful and inspiring story.

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A wonderful addition to our family: Clare and Mark's story

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A wonderful addition to our family: Clare and Mark's story

Clare and Mark share how they were prompted to respond to God's call as a whole family.

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Fill it with something worthwhile: Sandra and Harry's story

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Fill it with something worthwhile: Sandra and Harry's story

Sandra and Harry share about their realisation that they could be part of the solution.

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Making room: Sarah and Robert's story

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Making room: Sarah and Robert's story

Sarah and Robert share their story of making room for vulnerable children through fostering.

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'Because you look after me': Julia's story

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'Because you look after me': Julia's story

Julia shares her story of adopting her son as a single person and how they have made it through challenges together, with a great support network around them.

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Finding family in the UK: Kamal's story

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Finding family in the UK: Kamal's story

It took Kamal seven months to reach Calais after he had to leave his home in Sudan at just fourteen years old. After finally arriving in England, Kamal went to live with Laura and her family.

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Holding on for our children: Lisa's story

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Holding on for our children: Lisa's story

Lisa was challenged by our call to care for vulnerable children and went on to adopt siblings.

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Together in a home for good: Meli and Satya's story

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Together in a home for good: Meli and Satya's story

A year ago, sisters Meli and Satya were living apart from each other in separate foster placements - now they are together in their home for good.

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The ordinary extraordinary: Anna's story

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The ordinary extraordinary: Anna's story

Anna used to think fostering was only for 'extraordinary' people, but through Home for Good she came to realise that she could do it too.

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Safe in a good home: Molly's story

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Safe in a good home: Molly's story

Molly was just a few hours old when she was placed with foster carers Lewis and Caroline.

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Kev's story

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Kev's story

Kev shares how his experience of adoption has led him to open his home.

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Mark's story

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Mark's story

Mark shares his story of being a dad through birth, adoption and fostering.

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Fostering a teenage refugee: Zara's story

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Fostering a teenage refugee: Zara's story

Zara shares her story of fostering an unaccompanied Eritrean teenager.

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Responding to the need: Kevin's story

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Responding to the need: Kevin's story

Kevin shares his story of responding to the need for foster carers in his area.

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Why support groups matter and how to make them happen: Melissa’s story

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Why support groups matter and how to make them happen: Melissa’s story

Melissa shares her experience of support groups

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Alex's story

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Alex's story

Alex tells the story of fostering an unaccompanied Syrian boy.

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The Robinson's story

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The Robinson's story

Earl and Rebecca's adoption journey began in the US and finished in the UK.

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The Robinson's church story

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The Robinson's church story

Earl and Rebecca's church tells us about their experience of welcoming their adoptive daughters.

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Caroline's story

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Caroline's story

Caroline and her husband decided to adopt after an Adoption Sunday at their church.

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Yeovil Family Church's story

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Yeovil Family Church's story

Yeovil Family Church has hosted Adoption Sunday for two years, and has seen families choose to foster, adopt and support.

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John and Paula's story

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John and Paula's story

In their late fifties, John and Paula began caring for a mother and her baby.

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Jim and Pam's story

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Jim and Pam's story

After a break from fostering, Jim and Pam decided to give it another go - one placement at a time.

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Jason and Debbie's story

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Jason and Debbie's story

Jason and Debbie reflect on real hospitality and fostering.

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Christine's story

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Christine's story

Despite the heartache, Christine and her family say that fostering is the best decision they've made.

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Ruth's story

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Ruth's story

Ruth and her husband wanted to adopt siblings to make a difference in children’s lives.

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Naomi's story

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Naomi's story

Through her family’s decision to become foster carers, Naomi has gained a brother.

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Carl and Caren's story

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Carl and Caren's story

Carl and Caren can see God working through their whole family through fostering.

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It started with weekends: Ethan's story

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It started with weekends: Ethan's story

Ethan was in short-term foster care waiting for his home for good through long-term fostering. Foster carer Jane shares his story.

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Julie's Story

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Julie's Story

Julie offers emergency and respite foster care as a single carer, and she shares her courageous story of responding to the need that grieves her heart.

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Ruth's Story

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Ruth's Story

Ruth shares her story of being a 'mother to many'.

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Glimpses of Motherhood: An adoptive mother's story

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Glimpses of Motherhood: An adoptive mother's story

Esther shares honestly about becoming a mother for the second time, and her heart for her precious adopted daughter.

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Kirsty's Story

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Kirsty's Story

Kirsty writes about the tension of leaving in the 'not yet' of motherhood, and explores how this can shape her 'now'.

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Joy's Story

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Glimpses of Motherhood: Joy's Story

Foster carer Joy shares her heart for welcoming children into her family and being the mother they need.

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