Pat's Answer

To Pat / 24 March 2020

Topic: Moving house in foster care

Your Question

Do you move house when fostering

From Pat / 24 March 2020


Hello, welcome to Ask Pat

You are asking if you have to move house if you go in to foster care.

There are different types of foster care, day foster care, emergency foster care, short-term foster care and long-term foster care.

All of the fostering situations require you to move house, except day foster care.

There are many reasons why a young person would have to enter foster care, and there are many young people who are living in foster care because living with their own family is not right for them at that time.

If you would like to chat some more about your own situation, you can get in touch with Childline in 3 ways; our free phone service 180 66 66 66; out free text service at 50101; our LiveChat service through this website and this service is also free.

Thank you for reaching out today.

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