In addition Cariad is affiliated to the following organisations which can provide more information about fostering in general
Fostering Network www.fostering.net is a national charity which provides advice to new and existing foster carers. It has a regional office in Cardiff and is at the forefront of campaigning for improvement to fostering services. Cariad provides membership to Fostering Network for all its carers which includes legal advice and support during difficult periods.
BAAF (British Association for Adoption & Fostering) http://www.baaf.org.uk . Cariad has a licence with BAAF to use their assessment forms (Form F) for new carers and Medical Assessments and reviews. These forms are recognised by Local Authorities throughout Wales.
Public Health Wales (www.publichealthwales.wales.nhs.uk) Cariad has achieved the Bronze Award from Public Health Wales which promotes a healthy lifestyle. Cariad is currently working towards the Silver Award.
Chwarae Teg (http://chwaraeteg.com) Chwarae Teg promotes equality for women and Cariad is proud to hold the Exemplar Employer Award from Chwarae Teg for its commitment to staff welfare.