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Children and families

Experiences of birth families

Many children in your care will continue to have some form of contact with their birth families. Read how the experiences of a birth family and foster carer.

Many children in your care will continue to have some form of contact with their birth families.

We're here to support you to help a child keep that contact going.

 

A birth parent's experience of foster carers

The foster carer made my little girl happy... she was taken care of and taken places.  When the placement ended and she came home, the foster carer had made a lovely photo album of all the things they had done - that was really nice.  The foster carer was always really positive at my meetings.

Foster carers' experience of birth families

All our experiences of meeting birth families have been positive... we got on well with the birth parents.

Our contact with birth families has been positive - they are usually very supportive as they see their kids are being well looked after.

I have had thank you cards from families who have kept my routines when the children have gone home.

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