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.

LearnEnglish Teens

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

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 do Children in our care say?

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

Foster Carer

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

Shining Stars Fostering is available 24/7 for you. Feel free to contact us on 020 8263 6260

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'Refer A Friend' Reward

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