Private Fostering

Private FosteringWhat is Private Fostering? Private fostering is the term used when someone who is not a parent or a ‘close relative'(eg. great aunt, cousin, mum’s friend or a neighbour) is looking after a child or young person under the age of 16 (under 18 if they are disabled) for 28 days or more in their own home.…

Vital contribution of thousands of foster families highlighted during coronavirus

Every day nearly 55,000 foster families across the UK are giving 65,000 fostered children and young people a loving, secure and stable home, and this commitment from foster families is ongoing during the coronavirus outbreak. The UK’s leading fostering charity, The Fostering Network, is using this year’s Foster Care FortnightTM to raise awareness of the…

Foster for Blackburn with Darwen

Foster for Blackburn with Darwen

Are you ready for your next challenge? Fostering can be tough but using the training providing and your own skills fostering can be one of the most rewarding things you can do. Making a real differnce to a child’s life, offering stability and support through the most troubled time in their lives. Blackburn with Darwen…

Foster for Blackburn with Darwen

Foster for Blackburn with Darwen

Are you ready for your next challenge? Fostering can be tough but using the training providing and your own skills fostering can be one of the most rewarding things you can do. Making a real differnce to a child’s life, offering stability and support through the most troubled time in their lives. Blackburn with Darwen…

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.…

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…