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Includes information on the regulations surrounding people who take children into their own homes and bring them up as if they were their own children but under the supervision of a local authority social worker.

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Fostering a child in your own home, through social services.

1 Fostering

Information about fostering through the local authority or through an independent fostering agency that works with the local authority. Explains about the different types of fostering, what foster carers do, and what are they paid.
Provided by BAAF Adoption & Fostering
4 Fostering FAQs

Answers frequently asked questions about fostering and foster carers, including who can be a foster carer, how long do children stay, and do foster carers get paid.
Provided by Fostering Network
2 Fostering

A number of local authorities employ lesbian and gay foster parents and it is often easier for a lesbian or gay man to be approved as a foster parent than as a prospective adopter.
Provided by Stonewall
3 Fostering basics

Explains what fostering is and why children need to be fostered. Also explains who gives foster carers help and support
Provided by Fostering Information Line

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British Association for Adoption & Fostering
British Association for Adoption & Fostering England | Northern Ireland | Scotland | Wales | Cymraeg Shaping agendas, securing futures Home > About BAAF > Your country or ...
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Last Updated: 27 Sep 16





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