Unaccompanied asylum seeking children

Fostering unaccompanied children seeking asylum in the UK

Children seeking asylum may have experienced persecution or harassment for aspects of their identity such as: their political views, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic group. Many will have experienced trauma as a result of this and some may also have been exploited during their journey to the UK.

Below are a collection of resources for foster carers looking after children and young people seeking asylum in the UK.

Wed, 08/25/2021 - 11:21 By DavidEggboro on August,25th 2021

How foster carers can help unaccompanied children seeking asylum

Provide a secure base

Foster carers and social workers may be providing the first positive stable adult relationship that these young people have experienced for some time. Providing calm and consistent care while understanding that it may take some time for them to come to trust you is vital.

Fri, 12/18/2015 - 10:43 By admin on December,18th 2015