Lucy’s Showstopping Performance

1 August, 2018

Lucy gave a show-stopping performance and came in an incredible 4th place during a regional qualifier. It was no easy task, with a dressage test, a show jumping round and a cross country course of 19 solid jumps and water over a long distance and hilly terrain. However, Lucy and her beautiful Horse, Wispa, showed […]

Wisbech Sewing Club Donates Handmade Quilts to Foster Children

4 July, 2018

A local sewing shop has donated a selection of beautiful hand-stitched quilts to provide comfort for children in ISP care. Members of ‘Sewciety’, a local sewing club hosted by the lovely ladies at Button Up and Stitch, have been coming together twice every month, to create a selection of beautifully stitched patchwork quilts and kindly […]

Jean Retires After Almost 20 Years Fostering With ISP

21 June, 2018 Foster Carer Retires

“Jean has made a significant contribution to the lives of 20 children over her 19 years of fostering with ISP” Our Chesham team held a tea party to celebrate the retirement of our wonderful Foster Carer, Jean. Jean started her fostering journey with ISP in 1999 and has since provided a loving home for almost […]

Ian & Beverley’s Fostering Story

23 May, 2018 Ian and Beverley's Fostering Story

“We have given the children we’ve looked after, stability in their life” Ian and Beverley share how a little patience and resilience has changed the lives of 17 children. Many years ago, before the couple had their own children, Beverley’s aunt adopted three children, who both Beverley and Ian adored. So much so, they used […]

Jacqueline’s Fostering Story

14 May, 2018 Jacqueline's Fostering Story

“My goal was always to make a difference to just one child’s life” Jacqueline shares how her dream of changing just one young person’s life, has led her to fostering more than 12 teenagers.  Jacqueline joined the ISP family back in 2008, after her own son had grown up and moved away. Then, in her […]

Eileen & Michael’s Fostering Story

Eileen & Michael's Fostering Journey

“Our children have flourished and thrived” Eileen shares how becoming a foster carer has created a secure family for her and her foster children. When Eileen and Michael decided to become foster carers over 25 years ago, they thought they were up for a huge challenge – now the couple, who have seen over 15 […]

Eileen & Mick’s Fostering Story

Eileen & Mick's Fostering Story

“Living an organised functional life is the biggest reward anyone could wish for.” Eileen and Mick share how becoming foster carers has changed their lives for the better. Eileen and Mick opened their door to their first foster child 10 years ago. Since then, they have cared for five young people and have no intention […]

Kim & Geoff’s Fostering Story

Kim & Geoff's Foster Carer Story

“We want to help children get a better start in life” Kim and Geoff felt extremely lucky after having their children, that they wanted to help others. 22 years later they’ve fostered 59 children and are now looking for their 60th. Kim and Geoff had considered fostering for some time before taking their first steps […]

Tracy’s Fostering Story

Tracy's Foster Carer Journey

“To see the difference that we have made to a child is overwhelming!” Tracy and her partner, Craig, started their fostering journey in Summer 2016. Tracy was a childminder at the time and although she felt it had some great rewards, she was longing to do more. When two close family members of Craig were […]

LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week

6 March, 2018

As part of the national LGBT Fostering and Adoption Week, ISP are asking for more people to come forward and offer a loving home to a vulnerable child or young person. With over 70,00 children already in care, and with an estimated 30,000 more children expected to enter the care system within the next twelve […]