Children and Young People Zone
You come to be living with your foster family, everyone understands that living with a family you don’t know can be worrying and upsetting. This Children and Young People Zone will help answer questions you may have.
If you can’t find the answer you are looking for or you prefer to talk to us, please give us a call on 0208 263 6260 and we will be happy to help.
Support for care leavers
If you are a care leaver or looked after child applying to higher education, there’s support available to help you with finance, settling in, and accommodation.
My Body belongs to me
You are the boss of your body and no one can tell you to do what you don’t want to do. If you feel worried you can tell adults you trust.
What’s Foster Care Like?
Tamar’s Mum is a foster carer. Tamar explains how her experience was like growing up in a home with foster children.
The British Council’s Website offers free online English learning courses for teens including videos, reading texts, listenings and worksheets to help you practise and improve your English.
LearnEnglish Kids is brought to you by the British Council, the world’s English teaching experts. We have lots of free online games, songs, stories and activities for children.
What if I have a problem or I am sad?
If you are worried, frightened or sad you must tell someone. There are lots of ways you can tell people and lots of people you can tell about what ever is bothering you.
You can tell adults you trust
Your Social Worker
Supervising Social Worker
Family or Friend
Children/Young People Helplines
Ofsted 0300 123 1231
Childline 0800 1111
Commissioner for Children
020 7783 8330
Complaints Officer at Local Authority
Are you in immediate danger?
If you or a friend is in immediate danger or need urgent help, call 999
SSFA has a range Policies and Procedures concerning Social Work Practice, HR and Finance which are used to guide staff and for tendering and commissioning purposes. If any of the issues that are not covered please do contact your supervising social worker or our registered manager who will guide you to the appropriate policy. Shining Stars Fostering Agency Tri-X policies