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Fostering is about looking after children in a safe and secure environment when they can't live with their own families.

In some cases fostering can be very short term, perhaps even overnight, and many children return home to their parents once the problem has been resolved. In other circumstances, children are unable to return home and need long term foster care or adoption.

Foster Carers' Handbook

Download the Foster Carers' Handbook (pdf 2,523KB)

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