Types of fostering

The child or young person is with you from 3 months to 2 years, however these placements can turn into long term.
Are when carers agree to make a longer-term commitment and offer stability for young people until they move on to independence.
These placements are provided in order to keep children and young people together with their brothers and sisters.
Are offered with carers who have sufficient experience and an interest in helping young parents to develop their parenting skills and are able to offer assessment and monitoring as required.
May also be available including the possibility of placements for asylum seekers, or other specialist requirements.
For a young person who will have more than the average needs, from medium to high learning needs or medium to high physical needs and or disabilities.
Remand placements are provided by specially trained carers for children and young people currently in the criminal justice system or on the verge of being in the criminal justice system.

Guidance for the Entire Family.

Helping Kids Understand.

Being Part of the Team.