Durham

Swiis Foster Care North East celebrate foster carers at Durham Cathedral

The commitment and dedication of foster parents who foster with Swiis Foster Care North East, has been celebrated at a ceremony in Durham Cathedral this week. This celebration, attended by some of the longest-serving foster parents at Swiis were thanked for more than a century of combined service.

‘Something I can be proud of’

One of our carers has written a touching account of why they become a foster carer, the realities of what it is like to foster and why they are proud to foster. "Things hadn’t been good for Sarah, my

A big thank you to all our Swiis Foster Carers!

Everyone at Swiis Foster Care would like to take this opportunity to say a massive Thank You! to all of our foster carers who have taken part in Foster Care Fortnight 2017. You do the most amazing role

From small changes to big transformations

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a difference to a child’s life. Our carers told us about the small (and big!) things which have transformed a child or looked after young person.  “Giving our foster child the opportunity to have

The fostering family

Fostering benefits both the looked after child or young person and the family they join. Here’s what our carers had to say about how fostering transforms the lives of everyone involved: “We feel it completes our family and it means