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Alternative Care

Not all children can be cared for by their parents or wider family networks. Children may therefore need other forms of temporary care whilst permanent family homes are found for them. This includes kinship care, short and long term foster care, smaller residential care facilities and supervised independent living.

 

Latest Alternative Care Reports

Losing the Care of a Parent

This report explores what family means to children and adults in five countries using the digital storytelling technique. Digital storytelling uses storytelling methods to gain deep insights into feelings and experiences. Participants create individual stories about aspects of their own lives using still images and sound. Stories range from the impacts on children of family separation, multiple…

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A spotlight on foster care

In recent years, there has been a rapid expansion in foster care programmes in low and middle-income countries, often in an attempt to develop more appropriate alternatives to the use of large-scale institutional care for children who cannot be cared for by their own families. Yet research, knowledge and understanding on how to deliver effective, safe foster care programmes in…

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