Raymond Terrace couple Mark and Jo Lewis were in their early forties and had their six children living at home with them, the youngest of whom was only seven, when they first considered becoming foster carers.
Have you ever met a person, or indeed a family, and felt instantly at ease? Their smile shines from within, their kind words having you nodding your head in agreement and their love for life and those around them radiates. This is how I would describe my first encounter with Bella, Jessica, Mark and Anne- the ‘Woolley Family.’
In recognition of Foster and Kinship Care Week 2018 (9-15 September), Catholic Care Social Services Hunter Manning launched two short films aimed at debunking misconceptions and reinforcing the importance of foster care in our community.