Foster charity sets up in Orpington due to lack of carers in the borough

Bromley needs more carers, says Safehouses

Bromley needs more carers, says Safehouses

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South-east London charity Safehouses has opened a new office in Orpington because of a shortage of foster carers in the borough.

The independent fostering agency, awarded ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted last year, is hosting an open day on Monday September 8.

The event will see those currently providing foster homes, panel members, and staff from other offices on hand to advise prospective carers on the needs of young people and how to get involved.

Safehouses was set up in 1997 to provide a service to looked-after children and young people in need of a home.

The organisation says Bromley is in short supply and is hoping the new set up in Orpington helps ease the strain.

Visit the Safehouses website

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5:53pm Fri 22 Aug 14

white rabbit9 says...

I would use that term 'safehouse' loosely. Jimmy saville was involved in giving children from safe houses to paedophiles. It's still on going.

https://www.youtube.
com/watch?v=zTVu9Ik0
QzA
I would use that term 'safehouse' loosely. Jimmy saville was involved in giving children from safe houses to paedophiles. It's still on going. https://www.youtube. com/watch?v=zTVu9Ik0 QzA white rabbit9
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