Alternative Care in Emergencies (ACE) Toolkit: Extended Guidance Louise Melville Fulford
Friday, August 23, 2013
The tools and guidance in this resource are designed to facilitate the process of planning for and implementing interim care and related services for children separated from or unable to live with their families during an emergency. The tools in this document provide guidance on how to prevent separation, support families to care for children, and facilitate reunification of separated children.
Leaving Family Care: Transitions to Adulthood from Kinship Care Jorge F. del Vallea, Susana Lázaro-Visab, Mónica Lópeza, Amaia Bravoa
Thursday, December 01, 2011
The authors of this article carried out a follow-up study of 143 young adults leaving kinship care. They assessed the young adults’ transition to adulthood with interviews and questionnaires. A small part of the sample presented serious problems of social exclusion. Seventy percent had found employment or were in higher education. The youth had frequently suffered the loss of foster carers and lack of support.