Parent and Child Foster Care Explained
We passionately believe that all children need a loving and safe home and where possible if a child can remain with their parents. Child and parent fostering is where you offer a home to both the parents and baby/young child (or maybe to both parents and the child). The parent may be under 18, they maybe a looked after child themselves or have additional needs. Sometimes they will be placed during the pregnancy so you can help them prepare, but most often arrive with their baby.
As a role model you will be able to advise, guide and nurture the parent to hopefully have the outcome everyone hopes for.
The parent and baby may need additional help and advice, and your role will be to advise, support and reassure, until they can move onto their independent home. As a role model you will be able to advise, guide and nurture the parent to hopefully have the outcome everyone hopes for.
Check out our FAQ for a breakdown of commonly asked questions.
Could You Help?
Child and parent foster carers are provided with specialist training. They have a social worker allocated who is experienced and knowledgeable about Parent and child foster care, so they are best placed to provide you and your family the best quality information and support.
Why not enquire today with one of our advisors who have experience of parent and child placements and can provide you with all the information you need.
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