Fostering is parenting with a difference… Its super parenting.
It means giving a loving and stable home to children and young people who can't be looked after safely by their own parents or relatives.
Some, but not all, of the children who need foster parents have had to deal with some really tough stuff, including neglect or emotional, sexual or physical abuse.
This makes it very different from parenting your own children. They might not always welcome you with open arms at first, but they absolutely need your love, appropriate boundaries, and the stability you can give them
Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent