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Fostering Services


Guiding Principles


Each child will be viewed first and foremost as a child capable of being cared for, by those willing and committed to provide them with unconditional positive regard or love. Other prominent Principles that guide us are:

  • To promote optimal development and functioning of the child or young person in partnership with their parents/caregivers
  • To provide a holistic family centred practice/service
  • To be accessible, flexible and responsive to foster carer’s needs
  • To value and empower parents/caregivers
  • To provide a Fostering Support Pedagogue (keyworker) for families and young people
  • To ensure the delivery of reliable and well established interventions drawn from a wide range of theories and practices
  • To ensure evidence based best practice principles are identified and adhered to

Compass Child and Family Services CLG, Registered Charity Number (RCN): 20144180, CHY Number: 21990