British Association for Adoption & Fostering
- promotes the highest standards of practice in adoption, fostering and childcare services in social work on behalf of children separated from their birth families.
Leading UK children’s charity, Barnardo’s, works directly with over 200,000 children, young people and their families every year.
24-hour helpline, free of charge, for children and young people in the UK
Community Care Magazine
Social care website for all social care professionals. Includes news, practice information and opinion on children and families social work and social care.
Providing practical support and guidance to anyone involved in fostering.
The objective of Foster Talk is to provide comprehensive support to actively make a difference in the lives of Foster Carers, including those of the children and young people they look after.
The International Foster Care Organisation (IFCO) is an international network dedicated solely to the promotion and support of family based foster care across the world.
The NSPCC is inspired by a belief that we can make a difference for all children. They aim to end cruelty to children in the UK.
Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills. Reporting directly to Parliament, independently and impartially. They inspect and regulate services which care for children and young people, and those providing education and skills for learners of all ages.
Save the Children
Save the Children works in 120 countries, saving children’s lives. They fight for children in the UK and around the world who suffer from poverty, disease, injustice and violence
SCIE – Social Care Institute for Excellence
The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) improves the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works. We are an independent charity working with adults, families and children’s social care and social work services across the UK.
United Nations Children’s Fund -
Advocate for children’s rights, active in 158 countries and territories
Who Cares? Trust
A national charity working to improve public care for children and young people who are separated from their families and living in residential or foster care