Are you a privately fostered young person?

The low-down on private fostering

Sometimes your mum or dad (or other very close relative) asks someone to look after you for a while. If you stay in this person’s home for more than 28 days (roughly one month) then this is known as private fostering.

Not sure if you are being privately fostered? Try this quiz

The stories of privately fostered young people

Listen to young people speak of their experiences of being privately fostered.
Alternatively, open the transcript for this audio content.

Having problems living with your private foster carer?

There are organisations that you can contact in confidence.