Shared Lives Scheme

Shared Lives Scheme Who 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…

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 FCA Do 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…

Siblings

Sibling Foster Care Could 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…