Foster Care Parents Meeting
Submitted by bosconrd on Mar 03, 2018
BOSCO Foster Care team organized a meeting for foster care parents at BOSCO Mane, Chamarajapet, Bangalore on February 21, 2018. Welcoming the parents, Shivamallu, Coordinator, Foster Care Program, spoke about the purpose of the meeting. He appreciated the parents for giving a life and family to the children. Ms. Sheeba, Director, Vatsalya Bhavan, spoke about building a cordial relationship with the children and providing quality time to them so that their tendency to run away is reduced and they try to bond with the parents. She advised the children under foster care to utilize the opportunity and grow up in the care and shelter of a family. Parents were counselled in groups by Nandini and Jyothi, team members, Foster Care Project. Akshita, Social Mobilizer, Foster Care Project, did group counselling to the children where she discussed about the problems faced by them and the adjustments they needed to make in a family setting. Twenty-three Foster Care parents and children were present in the meeting.