Novelette’s Story

Novelette’s Story My name is Novelette and I’ve been a foster carer for GLF for two years. My first placement started in May 2017 with a 12 year old boy who still lives with my two daughters. He initially came to us for 6 months but as time went on the local authority decided it […]

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what does CARE stand for? Mel & I, Shell, have been fortunate enough to be GLF foster carers since September 2018. We feel extremely privileged to be GLF foster carers and to be in a position whereby we can empower and equip our most vulnerable children in our communities to live a happier life; to […]

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Can i Foster If I’m Bisexual? When deciding who can foster or not, being bisexual does not factor into the decision. Your sexuality is not a factor we think is important when deciding whether we think you can provide a nurturing and warm home. GLF has long believed that people from the LGBTQ+ community make […]

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Mum: ‘I’m going to be a foster carer!’ Me: ….’What does that mean?’ When I was 16 I didn’t care about much else but hanging out with my friends and family, listening to music, animals and beating all my guy friends at the latest PlayStation games just to prove that girls can do anything boys […]

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A moment in time What does a moment in time mean to most of us? It may mean a person’s whole life time or it may mean precisely what you see in a photograph. The picture looks like a mother and son enjoying a day out at the seaside.  In fact what you see is […]