Our fostering consultants develop a range of practice notesbriefings to support our members in practice. They also support the exchange of ideas and good practice at our regular practice forums.


Devising and Updating Risk Assessment and Management Plans in Fostering cover

New publication

This practical guide, in association with CoramBAAF’s Form R, is designed to help social workers and foster carers to complete and update individual safeguarding plans for fostered children in England.

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fostering panel guidance

Panel Guidance

If you need to know more about the role and remit of a fostering panel or need guidance on taking panel minutes we have developed a series of guides for our members to download.

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fab project

Fostering Across Borders project

Managed by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and led by CoramBAAF and Coram Children’s Legal Centre in the UK, it aimed to improve and expand the quality of family-based care for unaccompanied migrant children (UMC). It achieved this through dedicated foster carers trained and supported specifically in the issues and challenges affecting UMC.

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Get involved

Our multidisciplinary groups and forums provide a platform to you, our members, so we can advocate on your behalf to Government, and ensure that your voices are heard in the development of legislation, policy and practice.

Practice Forums

Share professional practice, knowledge and expertise in fostering with colleagues in your local region.

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Fostering Special Interest Groups

Discuss developing areas of policy and share views in Private and Independent Fostering.

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