Nick Barwick is a motivational speaker, young people mentor and independent fostering consultant who has been working with Fusion for over a year. Having suffered years of physical, sexual and emotional abuse as a child at the hands of a relative and grown up in foster...

Fusion is taking part in LGBT Adoption and Fostering Week, which encourages people that are gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender to look into becoming parents and foster carers. Run by New Family Social, the UK support group for LGBT adopters and foster families, events are...

Following the opening of our new office in Hull’s incredible K2 Bond Street complex, our Marketing Director is getting involved in an exciting event taking place not so much inside the building, but more along the outside of it. The £6 million redevelopment is big news...

Fusion Fostering is dedicated to helping people from all backgrounds and communities to change the lives of young people. With multiple regional offices, we can either meet up for coffee or chat over the phone about what becoming a foster carer entails and answer any...

This is the age of digital learning, where primary schools use iPads and interactive displays to facilitate everyday education. With children often being more au fait with a mobile phone than the adults in the household, it makes sense that this technology should be used...

At Fusion Fostering we’re all about learning. From our foster carers to the young people they look after, regardless of age or level of ability, there’s always room to grow. The beauty of learning is that it can be extremely unique to the individual, as each...

It may be hard to swallow, but mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and conduct disorder affect 1 in 10 children and teenagers. When it comes to young people in care placements, this figure is probably higher due to the stress, trauma and difficult...

The world of foster care is constantly changing and it can be easy to miss key developments. To help you keep your finger on the pulse, here’s our roundup of what’s been happening over the last few weeks.   Publication of independent review The Department for Education commissioned...

A staggering 7,000 new foster carers are required across the UK. Only by reaching this number will children in need receive the dedicated care they deserve. If you're thinking about becoming a foster carer, we're sure that this interview with Georgina Read will provide valuable...

Chris Appleby has been involved with Fusion Fostering for many years. Now a police officer, he first came to us at the end of his university course, when our agency was in its infancy. Chris met with our Managing Director, Gary Dawkins, because he was looking...