A couple from Dollis Hill who have opened their home up to foster children for the last ten years have been awarded a long service award for all of their hard work and dedication.
Velma and Jim Dunne were given their special award at the annual award ceremony for The National Fostering Agency (NFA).
Mr and Mrs Dunne were also given a bottle and champagne and chocolates at the event. The NFA’s event was attended by 300 NFA foster carers, social workers and support staff.
The overjoyed couple said: “We were both thrilled to get this prestigious award and for the recognition by NFA of our work.
“The decade went by so fast and we have felt fulfilled as foster carers all the way.”
The National Fostering Agency is an independent company that aim to provide the highest quality care to the children and young people that they look after.
If you would like more information about being a foster carer for NFA visit www.nfa.ws or call 0845 200 4040.