Guide: Resources and Forms

Links for Carers

Action for Children – supports and speaks out for the UK’s most vulnerable, disadvantaged and neglected children and young people

British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF) – the leading UK charity working for children separated from their birth families

BAAF – Reducing  the risks of environmental tobacco smoke for looked after children and their carers.

Children England
– charities working for children and families

Fostering Network
– the UK’s leading charity for everyone with a personal or professional involvement in fostering

Independent Review Mechanism – independent review process for prospective and existing foster carers

National Children’s Bureau
– essential information on policy, research and best practice

Passports for children in care
– guidelines and contact details

Social Care Institute for Excellence
– practice guide to fostering, designed for foster care practitioners and anyone with an interest in good practice in fostering

Who Cares? Trust
– a national charity working to improve public care for around 60,000 children and young people who are separated from their families and living in residential or foster care.