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Placement Plus

Placement Plus is an intensive support specialist fostering scheme providing tailored fostering placements to older children in the care of Worcestershire County Council.

If you are an experienced foster carer or have worked or work with children and looking to expand your skills this scheme could be for you – an attachment based approach to fostering children aged 10+ with more complex needs.

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Day in the life of a foster carer

by Joy Pollock

‘Skills to Foster’ training

This is a pre-approval course – often run over three consecutive Saturdays. The course begins by looking at what a foster carer does and why and how children need to come into care. It touches on attachment theory and how to facilitate security and promote resilience in children and young people.

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Our Fostering Journey

By Andrew and Richard

We made our initial enquiry to the Worcestershire Fostering Team and had a reply from their Recruitment BSO about two drop in events in Droitwich and Worcester. Our first thoughts of fostering were about five years previously and for a couple of years we had discussed fostering with one another and were curious to find out more…

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New to Fostering

Sometimes families are unable to provide the level of care and support a child needs and it may be unsafe for the child to continue to live at home. When this is the case, professionals will make the decision for the child to become ‘Looked After’ by the local authority – you may know this as ‘taken into care’.

Already Fostering

If you are already an approved foster carer, either for a voluntary agency, private fostering agency or another local authority, and you are thinking about changing then we would like to hear from you. If you live in Worcestershire, transferring to Worcestershire County Council is easier than you might think – and there are so many benefits.

Foster Care covering the Worcestershire area, including Worcester, Bromsgrove and Kidderminster

We know that making the decision to foster is a huge step. In order to find out whether it could be right for you and your family you need to know more about what’s involved. This Worcestershire fostering site aims to guide you and support you as you make one of the biggest, yet most rewarding decisions anyone can make.

If you feel you have room in your heart as well as your home, and can demonstrate the patience and understanding required to care for children who just need love and support, then you’re in the right place. We cover the Worcestershire area including Worcester, Bromsgrove, Kidderminster, Evesham, Redditch, Droitwich, Malvern, Stourport and Pershore. Make a difference to a Worcestershire child and enquire about foster care and adoption today.

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