Pat's Answer

To Pat / March 2020

Topic: Foster parents

Your Question

Is it optional to live with foster parents?

From Pat / 29 April 2020


Hi there, You are very welcome to Ask Pat. It sounds like you are thinking about living with foster parents. Yes, in certain cases it may be an option to live with Foster Parents. Perhaps you would like to discuss a little further with Childline about your family/home situation. You have the right to be happy and to be safe and Childline are always here to listen, support and explore all options available with you. On our website we have some useful information under the heading ‘Info and advice’ which you might find useful. Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day and we would be happy to chat with you anytime that you feel comfortable to. Thank you for contacting us and we wish you well.

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