Nearly 63,000 children live with foster families across the UK. For some, it will be a short stay before returning home or being adopted. For others, it will be long-term until they move into independence.
The Fostering Network has been championing and supporting foster care for nearly 40 years. Find out more about fostering and the work we do where you are: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales
Find out more about the big issues affecting foster care today in the UK.