There are many reasons a child may need to be fostered. Some children will need temporary care due to their parents experiencing instabilities such as depression, drugs or financial issues. Other children require longer-term foster care because of serious neglect and abuse. Parents of children with a disability may need extra help to care for them. Could you give a child a safe place to stay? Learn more about why people choose to foster.
The children of foster carers play an integral role in the whole fostering experience – helping others to settle and forming important relationships. Swiis are there for your whole family when you make the decision to foster, with guides, events and videos to support your children.