Why Foster ?

There are loads of reasons young people come into care. The reasons are rarely the fault of the child; Invariably, the significant adults in their lives have let them down

No child or young person chooses or wants to be in care.

  • To learn how to trust adults again
  • To feel safe and to be safe
  • To be listened to
  • To have their own room and privacy relative to their age
  • To be equal
  • To really feel they belong as part of your family and not be an outsider/second class
  • To maintain contact with their birth family
  • To explore and come to terms with their past
  • To receive a good education and fulfil their potential
  • To be prepared for independence at the appropriate time
  • To be able to grow into a full sense of themselves in a positive environment
  • To be healthy