ReMoved (Video for foster carers)

ReMoved follows the emotional journey of a nine-year old girl who is taken from her abusive birth home and placed in the tumultuous foster care system. This short film will help foster carers understand the experiences of many children coming from home of neglect and…


A young person’s guide to foster care

These six booklets are to help young people understand what foster care is. They give information about the term ‘fostering’, foster carers, social workers, contact with birth family and support available. The booklets have been developed by particular Local Authorities, while the content is useful for…


Young persons guide to ‘being looked after’ or ‘in care’

This guide is for children and young people who are “looked after”. It gives information about the term “being looked after”, placement options, Looked after Child Review meetings, care plans, education, health and corporate parents. The guide has been designed by Bracknell Forest Council and…


LAC review Consultation Booklet for Parents – Gaining the parents’ views

This booklet has been designed for parents to contribute/share their views at a Looked after Child review meeting. The booklet invites parents to comment on their child’s current placement, contact arrangements, care plan, health and education. It also encourages them to think of ways how to promote…


A children’s guide to foster care

These three nicely illustrated guides to foster care explain in a child friendly way who foster carers are, the role of a social worker and answers common questions a child may have.