Private fostering: what it is and what it means
What is private fostering? How is it different from being “in care”? Why are children privately fostered? These and other questions about private fostering 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, or who are being, privately fostered.
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. Details of useful organisations are included, along with space for agencies to include local information.
Henrietta Bond is a writer, coach and communications consultant who has worked in the field of adoption, fostering and leaving care for nearly 30 years. She has written a number of guides and her trilogy of novels for teenagers, the Control freak series, came out of her close work with children and young people.