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Fostering Change Podcast | Episode 140 | Harvey Gallagher

August 9, 2022

Fostering Change Podcast | Episode 140 | Harvey Gallagher

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!

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 carer for each child – a lack of
‘sufficiency’ and too little time

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