Author Archives: South Gloucestershire Council

Who can foster?

There is no ‘typical’ or ‘standard’ foster carer – each fostering household is unique and valuable. Just as there is diversity in our children in care, our foster carers need to come from a variety of backgrounds and have different life experiences, skills and qualities to help meet the needs of our children and young […]

Who needs fostering?

Any child who cannot be cared for by their own family. Foster care provides children with a safe, stable, loving home at a time when their own family are unable to.  Sometimes children need fostering because their parents have asked for help from the Local Authority to look after them for a short period of time […]