The Fostering Team

We understand that entering care can be a significant transition, and we’re here to provide support, information, and a sense of belonging as you embark on this new chapter.

Navigating Your Journey:

Being new to care may bring a mix of emotions, questions, and adjustments. The Fostering Team is committed to ensuring your transition is as smooth as possible. Here’s what you can expect and how we can help:

  1. Welcome to Your New Home:
  • Your foster parents are here to welcome you into their home and provide a nurturing environment.
  • Take your time to settle in and don’t hesitate to express your feelings or ask any questions you may have.
  1. Your Support Network:
  • Your social worker is a key part of your support network. They are here to listen, understand, and address any concerns you might have.
  • Reach out to your foster parents and social worker whenever you need guidance or someone to talk to.
  1. Understanding Your Rights:
  • It’s essential to know your rights as a young person in care. Your social worker will help you understand and exercise these rights.
  • We believe in open communication and encourage you to express your thoughts and preferences.
  1. Getting to Know The Fostering Team:
  • Explore our website to familiarise yourself with the resources and support available.
  • The Young Person Zone is designed with you in mind, offering information, tips, and opportunities for connection.
  1. Building Connections:
  • Making new friends and connections is an exciting part of your journey. Our team is here to help facilitate these connections, both within and outside of care.

Your Journey Matters:

At The Fostering Team, we believe in empowering you to thrive in your new environment. This page serves as a starting point for information, but your unique journey is what matters most. Remember, you’re not alone – we’re here to support you every step of the way.