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Our Children

Meet Some Of The Children From Blackburn With Darwen Who Need Their Forever HomeChange Your Life And Theirs There are all sorts of reasons why children and young people sometimes need to be looked after in foster homes. Some may have been neglected or harmed by their families. Others may need care while their parents…

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.…

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…

Siblings

Sibling Foster CareCould you help us keep siblings together? Being separated from a sibling can be devastating for children who need foster care. At a time when they need stability and security, to tear a child from their brother or sister can cause distress and severely impact their mental health. However, we simply don’t have…

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…

Long Term

Long Term FosteringCould you become a Long Term foster carer? Blackburn with Darwen’s Lets Foster service are looking for people who can offer teens, siblings and children a long term safe, supportive and loving home. Could you help and nurture someone into adulthood? Sometimes children will not be able to go back to live with…