Foster carers under pressure

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Mar 30, 20207m
Foster carers under pressure
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Foster care families around the country are under pressure during the lockdown due, with children with developmental trauma, financial worries, pressure from birth families for access and no or limited respite. Caring Families New Zealand, formerly known as Fostering Kids NZ, has over five and a half thousand active members caring for children around the country. Chief Executive Linda Surtees says the organisation is upping its support for caregivers to make sure that do not feel alone

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