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Fostering Change Podcast: Harvey Gallagher- Campaigning for Youth in Foster Care and Foster Agencies

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In this week’s episode of Fostering Change,  Rob Scheer talks with Harvey Gallagher, Chief Executive, Nationwide Association of Fostering . Harvey began his career volunteering to support disadvantaged children.He has worked for local authorities and national charities in the UK. He holds an MBA, is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, charity trustee, volunteer and chair of school governors. He comes from a care-experienced family, is a father of five, grandfather, runner, cyclist,vegan and Newcastle United supporter!

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Story Key Notes:

  • Foster care works really well for most children most of the time
  • Administrative chaos in the care system leading to children feeling they don’t have a voice
  • Too few options to find the right foster career for each child – a lack of ‘sufficiency’ and too little time

You can find out more about Harvey by visiting:

Website: www.nafp.org.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theNAFP 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thenafp/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/theNAFP

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/nationwide-association-of-fosteringproviders/

Learn more at https://www.comfortcases.org/