Resource library

Our resource library is available for you to use.  If you want to find out more about a specific subject then get in touch with us and we'll point you in the right direction.

The Fostering Network

The Fostering Network is the UK's leading foster care charity. You may find it helpful to look at their publication list, and/or join the association. They also have CD-ROMs available.

Visit the Fostering Network website, telephone 020 7620 6400 or email for more information.

British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF)

The British Association for Adoption & Fostering (BAAF) publishes leaflets and helpful books for carers and children.

Check out their catalogue of resources.

Visit the BAAF website, telephone 020 7421 2600 or email for more information.


FosterTalk is an independent, not-for-profit organisation providing high quality professional support to foster carers.

Visit the FosterTalk website for more information.

Useful reading

'Attachment, Trauma and Resilience. Therapeutic caring for children' by Kate Cairns published by BAAF

'Fostering Changes, Treating Attachment Disordered Children' by Richard Delaney published by Wood N Barnes

'The Magic Years - understanding and handling the problems of early childhood' by Selma Fraiberg published by Simon and Schuster

'Fitting the pieces together' by Vera Fahlberg published by BAAF

'Helping children to build self-esteem' by Deborah Plummer published by Jessica Kingsley

'A journey through placement' by Vera Fahlberg published by BAAF

'Promoting Resilience in Children in Foster Care' by Robbie Gilligan

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