Links to Research and Literature

News articles

The Guardian 11/06/2014 Siblings in care should be kept together. Click here to read the article


We asked 370 children in care, through a survey and discussion groups, for their views about keeping in touch – and losing contact – with their families and friends while in care.

A report of children’s experience by the Children’s Rights Director for England

Social Care Institute for Excellence

Fostering, Placement of Siblings

Siblings in Law and Practice

NSPCC Factsheet

 Child Welfare Information Gateway 

U.S Department for Health and Human Services, Child Welfare Information Gateway

Siblings Issues in Foster Care and Adoption


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