Foster Care Blog

Attachment Theory

Many people feel like it would be too hard to provide short term care. They are worried they will get “too attached” and their hearts will be broken. But that is just what kids in care need

Relationship Breakdown in Foster Care

When things go badly between carers and their caseworker, it can lead to placement breakdown, carers wanting to leave the agency, or even considering giving up providing care at all

Unknowns in Foster Care

The best interests of the child are most important in foster care, but sometimes there is frustratingly insufficient information available when decisions are being made

Support for Care Leavers

SAF long ago recognised the serious shortfall in real care for vulnerable young adults and have self-funded our own Aftercare program for over 20 years

Short Term Care

Short term carers offer children & young people a secure and loving home for the time it takes until a permanent placement is found