Category Archive: Foster Care

May 26

WALES/ENGLAND – Ministers write to local authorities about housing benefit changes and foster carers

Impact of changes reduced where one spare room is used for foster child Lord Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform in the Department for Work & Pensions, and Edward Timpson, Children and Families Minister in the Department for Education, have written a joint letter to local authorities about the housing benefit under-occupancy rules and their impact …

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May 24

UK – How foster care separates siblings

More than half of children are split up from their brothers and sisters as demand for carers rises Fostered children are being separated from their brothers or sisters because of a shortage of suitable homes. In some cases, where their natural parents have died, this means they are taken away from the only family they …

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