Shared Lives Scheme

Shared Lives SchemeWho can use Shared Lives? Shared Lives is for adults aged 18 or over who need help and support. They may be: A person with a learning disability A person with a physical disability A person with mental health problems A person with other health or sensory difficulties A person who is unable…

Refer A Friend

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Secure Base Model

The Secure Base Model The Secure Base model provides a positive framework for therapeutic caregiving which helps infants, children and young people to move towards greater security and builds resilience. The model focuses on the interactions that occur between caregivers and children on a day to day, minute by minute basis within the caregiving environment.…

You Can Foster

You Can Foster with Blackburn with DarwenBlackburn with Darwen is Proud to partner with You Can Foster Let’s Foster for Blackburn with Darwen is proud to be a part of You Can Foster. This initiative has brought other Local Authorities together to try and recruit more foster carers by pooling our resources. With record numbers of…

The Foster Carers Association

Blackburn with Darwen’s FCADo You Want To Be Part Of Something More? Blackburn with Darwen carers are all part of their very own Foster Carers Association. They have the opportunity to meet regularly away from supervising social workers or fostering managers to discuss any issues they might want to bring forward. They also hold multiple social…

Emergency Foster Care

Emergency FosteringCould you become a foster carer for a child in an emergency? Blackburn with Darwen’s Let’s Foster are looking for people who could take a child or young person at a moments notice. This could be after school for one night or over a weekend until arrangements have been made for a more permanent…

Parent and Child

Parent and Child FosteringCould you become a foster carer for a parent and child? Blackburn with Darwen’s Let’s Foster are looking for people who can help and support to new parents look after their first child. You will be there to offer guidance and practical advice to new parents and help us assess that they…