foster care agency

September 13, 2018
Foster care depends on a climate of trust

Foster care needs to operate in a climate of trust

The pressure is now decidedly on: foster carers are needed as never before. The number of referrals made annually to children’s social care services has grown […]
September 11, 2018
Foster carers and asylum seekers

Foster care for asylum-seeking children arriving in the UK

The background for this specialist type of foster care There are very particular challenges when it comes to providing foster care for unaccompanied and asylum seeking […]
August 31, 2018
Foster care and stable placements

Foster care and the need to improve placement stability

Detailed statistics from the government covering the period 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017, relating to the provision of foster care are available for scrutiny. […]
August 29, 2018
Transgender foster care and guidance

Foster care: transgender carers to be better supported by social workers

The shortage of foster carers at the present time is well documented: over 9,000 new foster families are still needed this year. The number of ‘looked […]