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Kinship care: what it is and what it means

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What is kinship care? How is being looked after in kinship care different to being adopted or fostered? Who can be a kinship carer, and how are they chosen? These and other questions on kinship care and what it means for a child are covered in this booklet for children and young people.

Colourful, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet provides an easily understandable introduction to the subject.

This short, colourful booklet is part of CoramBAAF’s series of publications for children and young people, which aim to explain concepts in adoption and fostering that they may find difficult to understand.

Who is this book for?

Children who may be moving to, or have moved to, kinship care.

What you will find in this book

Short, vividly illustrated and presented in accessible and jargon-free language, this booklet explains the concepts in simple terms. Short quizzes and quotes from children provide added interest.

Author

Hedi Argent is an independent adoption consultant, trainer and freelance writer. She has written and edited many books for CoramBAAF including Adopting a brother or sister and Dealing with disruption.