foster family

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Noun1.foster family - the family of a fosterlingfoster family - the family of a fosterling    
family, household, menage, home, house - a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
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In a statement appealing for applicants, the dog unit tells the story of eight-month old police pup Quest, a Fox Red Labrador who has recently left his foster family and been recruited into training school alongside his brother Quaver.
As per the decision, a foster family's care for the child ends in the following cases:
Jassen Strokosch, a spokesperson for DCFS, said the proposed new rules are meant to comply with new National Model Foster Family Home Licensing Standards adopted in February by the Children's Bureau of the Administration for Children and Families, an agency within the U.S.
The workshop discussed the concept of alternative family, instructions for the foster family, the basic objective of the foster family, the concept of shelter and the role of the shelter institution.
The course discussed the concept of alternative family, the conditions and instructions of the foster family, the basic objective of the foster family, the concept of shelter and the role of the shelter institution.
Today those 580 children and young people still need a foster family who they can rely on for love, care and being kept safe.
Emma Bennett, director of children's services, said: "Fostering Families United by You is a new approach for us and we're looking for people who are interested in fostering and would like to help form an extended foster family.
It is understood that there are 30 children in Highland Council's area waiting for an adoptive home, as well as five children waiting for a permanent foster family and 10 children who are in need of a respite foster family.
BRUSSELS: Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne has acknowledged that being rejected by a foster family as a teenager fuelled his footballing success.The 27-year-old attacking midfielder, who on Wednesday will be pivotal as Manchester City aim to stay on track for a quadruple this season in overhauling Tottenham's 1-0 first-leg lead in their Champions League quarter-final clash, has bounced back from two knee injuries this season to the kind of form he has regularly displayed since City paid Pound 54million ($70.6million) to German side VfL Wolfsburg for him in 2015.However, it may never have come to pass like that but for the deep hurt he suffered aged 15 at the hands of the family in Genk who took him in when he was with the club's academy.
According to her, the institution of a foster family is being introduced in order to provide a family environment for children left without parental care.
Once accepted, the foster family should expect "regular follow-up visits with or without the knowledge of the family, and the couple should also provide medical reports indicating the health status and growth of the child, and school reports in case of school enrollment", Al Yazidi added.