Shared Lives Scheme

Shared Lives Scheme Who can use Shared Lives? Shared Lives is for adults aged 18 or over who need help and support. They may be: A person with a learning disability A person with a physical disability A person with mental health problems A person with other health or sensory difficulties A person who is…

Refer A Friend

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Every Child Matters

Every Child MattersPromoting the 5 positive outcomes for Children When Every Child Matters: Change for Children was introduced it was seen as a key new move to help promote the well-being of children and young people. The Government decided that this scheme would end following discussions amongst the coalition. Any organisation that had the aim…

You Can Foster

You Can Foster with Blackburn with DarwenBlackburn with Darwen is Proud to partner with You Can Foster Let’s Foster for Blackburn with Darwen is proud to be a part of You Can Foster. This initiative has brought other Local Authorities together to try and recruit more foster carers by pooling our resources. With record numbers of…

The Foster Carers Association

Blackburn with Darwen’s FCA Do You Want To Be Part Of Something More? Blackburn with Darwen carers are all part of their very own Foster Carers Association. They have the opportunity to meet regularly away from supervising social workers or fostering managers to discuss any issues they might want to bring forward. They also hold multiple…

Emergency Foster Care

Emergency Fostering Could you become a foster carer for a child in an emergency? Blackburn with Darwen’s Let’s Foster are looking for people who could take a child or young person at a moments notice. This could be after school for one night or over a weekend until arrangements have been made for a more…

Parent and Child

Parent and Child Fostering Could you become a foster carer for a parent and child? Blackburn with Darwen’s Let’s Foster are looking for people who can help and support to new parents look after their first child. You will be there to offer guidance and practical advice to new parents and help us assess that…