Types of placements

Fostering teenagers

Fostering teenagers

Many of the young people in foster care are teenagers. This requires a special individual to provide the right care and support. To be a good foster carer is about being empathetic, understanding and caring as well as good communication skills to help a teenager develop. The life experiences foster carers have can help guide an individual to make the…

The types of fostering placements in your area

The types of fostering placements in your area

We often get asked about ages of children that need fostering. In short, we foster all children from the very young up to the age of 18. Whoever is in need of support and care at an incredibly vulnerable time, we are there. At OwnLife Fostering the majority of young people placed with our foster carers are aged 10+, although…