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Fosterline is free, confidential, impartial and supportive for you as a foster carer, or if you are thinking of becoming a foster carer.


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What to do if you are worried about a child

If you believe a child is currently placed in a vulnerable position and/or may be suffering neglect or abuse, it can be difficult to know what to do.

Click here to see our advice.

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Foster carers are needed from all ethnic origins with varying faiths, cultures and languages, especially for sibling groups, teenagers, children from black and minority ethnic groups, children with disabilities and asylum seeking children. Help make a difference by supporting our #OneMoreHome campaign.

Can you foster? Take our quiz to see if you fit the criteria to foster children and young people. If you are inspired to become a foster carer, here is what you can expect in 8 steps to fostering.

Are you that person who can make a difference in a child’s life?

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News You Need To Know

Child development from birth to two years

Community Care has published a short guide to child development from birth to two years. The guide is aimed at social workers involved with families…

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Children’s social care services: raising concerns with Ofsted

Ofsted has published revised guidance on how to share concerns about children’s social care services in England with Ofsted and what they will do with…

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Civil Service Internship Scheme for Care Leavers announced

The Children’s Minister, Nadhim Zahawi has announced that the Government is offering care leavers exciting new opportunities in the Civil Service through one year internships…

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Parental responsibility guidance

The Department for Education has published guidance to help schools and local authorities in England understand and deal with issues relating to parental responsibility as…

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