Foster Care Awareness Program
Submitted by bosconrd on Jun 23, 2018
Foster Care Program, BOSCO, Bangalore, organized an awareness program for members of Rajeshwari women’s Self Help Group (SHG), Rajajinagar, Bangalore, on June 18, 2018. Initiating the session, Shivamallu, Coordinator, Foster Care Program, BOSCO Bangalore, briefed about BOSCO, its origin, vision, mission and various projects for the young at risk. He spoke about the importance of foster parenting, importance of family care, impact of institutional care on children, legal support for foster care, different types of foster care placements, such as Kinship Placement, Individual Placement, Group Foster Care, time frame for placements, eligibility to become a foster parent, procedures involved in foster parenting and information about required documents. The participants interacted with the team and clarified their doubts. Eighteen SHG members participated in the program.