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Short term fostering

What is short term fostering?

Children and young people in short term care can be in a placement from just a few days, to a couple of years. When a child or young person first come into care of the local authority they are placed with short term foster carers. 


Short term foster care to support families through crisis, family breakdown, or to protect a child from harm on a time limited basis (can be general or family and friends foster carers)

Learn More

To find out more about general fostering please contact the team or request an information pack today.