MOCKINGBIRD 


Mockingbird is the name for when a group of foster carers work together


Wakefield council are setting up two new foster care Mockingbird groups.  Find out more here

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These groups are called constellations, because like the stars they all link together. At the centre is a Hub Carer a bit like a grandma or grandad. Children can enjoy spending time with the hub carer and have sleep-overs at their house.

Children, foster carers and the hub carer meet up every few weeks for activities, supported by Fostering Social Workers. It’s a great chance to build relationships with other children and work together like an extended family. Wakefield will have two Mockingbird Constellations and are recruiting a full time, Wakefield based, paid Mockingbird hub home carer.

There are more details  here: www.wakefield.gov.uk/mockingbird

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